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Lisa J Sotto

Lisa J Sotto

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Named among The National Law Journal’s “100 Most Influential Lawyers,” Lisa chairs Hunton Andrews Kurth’s top-ranked global privacy and cybersecurity practice and is the managing partner of the firm’s New York office. She also serves on the firm’s executive committee. She has received widespread recognition for her work in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity. Ms. Sotto was voted the world’s leading privacy adviser in all surveys by Computerworld magazine and has received top rankings for privacy and data security by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. She serves as the chairperson of the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. Featured as “The Queen of Breach” in an article by New York Super Lawyers Magazine, Lisa provides extensive advice on cybersecurity risks, incidents and policy issues, including proactive cyber incident readiness. Since 2005, she has advised on more than 1,200 cybersecurity and data breach incidents in the US and abroad, including many seminal events. A pre-eminent lawyer and dynamic problem solver, Lisa assists clients in identifying, evaluating and managing risks associated with privacy and data security practices. She advises clients on GLB, HIPAA, COPPA, CAN-SPAM, FCRA, VPPA, security breach notification laws, and other US state and federal privacy and data security requirements, and global data protection laws. Ms Sotto is the editor and lead author of the legal treatise entitled Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook, published by Aspen Publishers, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business.

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