Highly Ranked International Trio Energizes Firm’s Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice with Deep Experience in Data Protection and Cyber Risk Management
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — International legislation agency McDermott Will & Emery is happy to announce the addition of three attorneys to its international Regulatory Practice Group: Partner Elliot Golding and Counsel Robin Campbell in Washington, DC, and Partner Rosa Barcelo in Brussels. The trio be a part of from Squire Patton Boggs and can additional strengthen McDermott’s international privacy workforce, serving to purchasers navigate an more and more complicated net of privacy legal guidelines.
“The United States and the European Union, Brussels in particular, are where fast-developing global data protection and privacy regulations are created,” stated Raymond Jacobsen, international head of McDermott’s regulatory follow. “We are thrilled to welcome Elliot, Robin and Rosa – a team of highly skilled lawyers with such deep and multifaceted experience – who will provide our clients with full coverage of their privacy-related needs. Through their substantial collective and individual industry experience, they will also be able to support our additional practices, including healthcare, technology, IP, energy, litigation and corporate.”
Elliot offers business-oriented privacy and cybersecurity recommendation to international firms spanning nearly each sector of the economic system, with a spotlight within the know-how, healthcare/life sciences, retail/ecommerce, automotive and monetary sectors. His sensible strategy provides purchasers actionable recommendation to assist stability authorized danger with enterprise wants, notably referring to modern points reminiscent of digital well being applied sciences, biometrics, the Internet of Things, data monetization, internet marketing and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning instruments. He offers each day-to-day product counseling and helps firms develop international compliance applications that harmonize CCPA/CPRA (and equal legal guidelines in Virginia, Colorado and Utah); General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and different worldwide legal guidelines; particular guidelines within the extremely regulated well being and monetary sectors; advertising guidelines; safety requirements and lots of others. Elliot has additionally managed a whole lot of breaches and ransomware assaults, guiding purchasers by way of all facets of investigation, notification, remediation, engagement with regulators and litigation protection. He has been acknowledged in a variety of trade rankings and awards, together with by Bloomberg Law and Global Data Review. Elliot is CIPP/US licensed and chairs the ABA’s Privacy, Security and Emerging Technology Division, together with a number of different committees.
Robin focuses her follow on international privacy and cybersecurity issues and offers sensible options for data safety and privacy danger administration. She works intently with purchasers to research the dangers related to new applied sciences, data use or transfers and to develop applicable controls to scale back these dangers. She focuses her a long time of expertise on the automotive trade, together with related automobiles and autonomous automobiles (AV). She covers each US and worldwide legal guidelines and has in-depth data of GDPR and worldwide data transfers. Robin is a frontrunner within the discipline and has twice chaired the worldwide privacy/safety follow at prime tier legislation companies. She was chosen by the Department of Commerce/EU Commission as one in all sixteen arbitrators for the US/EU Privacy Shield arbitration panel. She has been named a “Cybersecurity Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal, served on Law360’s Cybersecurity & Privacy Editorial Advisory Board and spent years as a part of the IAPP’s privacy school. She additionally co-founded Click 4 Compliance on-line compliance coaching, a two-time recipient of the Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies recognition.
Rosa is a number one voice in international data safety and our on-line world. She brings a wealth of expertise on the problems, together with having served as Deputy Head of Unit DG CONNECT within the European Commission the place she performed a key position in serving to form EU data privacy laws. With greater than twenty years of expertise, she is a trusted advisor well-known for her sensible, business-focused options to a few of the most complicated and cutting-edge problems with the day – from synthetic intelligence to machine studying and AV, to programmatic promoting and monitoring applied sciences. With her international mindset, she frequently advises purchasers on data technique in all types of business agreements, international data transfers, data safety influence assessments and establishing sturdy foundations with lead authority assessments. She is a real drawback solver who helps unlock enterprise targets whereas operationalizing and scaling compliance.
“Privacy regulation is a topic that will only continue escalating, not only in the EU or the US but globally,” stated Romain Perray, head of the Firm’s EU Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group. “We are delighted to be able to draw on the team’s first-class knowledge of complex privacy and data security issues in an international environment and support our clients with this team’s executive-level experience, especially in the context of coordinating large projects.”
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