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Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection

Kramer Levin’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection group is an interdisciplinary team of lawyers from the United States and Europe with extensive litigation, regulatory, technology and compliance experience.

We represent clients ranging from startups to multinational Fortune 100 companies, corporate executives and boards of directors, and provide proactive, comprehensive advice on the most cutting-edge technology and data security issues at every stage, including:

  • Consumer protection and class action litigation defense
  • Government and internal investigations
  • Cross-border data transfers and e-discovery
  • Cyber transactions, e-commerce, advertising and internet marketing
  • Cyber-insurance coverage
  • Cybersecurity counseling and training
  • Data access, data sharing and licensing/terms-of-use arrangements as well as employee, independent contractor and vendor confidentiality agreements
  • Data breach management, readiness and prevention, incident response, law enforcement coordination, and post-breach recovery
  • Data protection audits and assistance in national data protection authority audits
  • EU data counseling and privacy policies
  • EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and EU data protection rules compliance, including for employee hotlines and whistleblowing procedures
  • EU business secrecy compliance
  • Global compliance, risk management and data retention
  • Industry-specific internal controls regarding data and consumer privacy

Many of our lawyers have served in senior positions in government, including as prosecutors, counsel for congressional committees and members of the judiciary. In Europe, our group includes a chief officer of the French Data Protection Authority (DPA) and leading authority in developing EU law. Across the practice and around the globe, the group applies varied perspectives and draws on the extensive knowledge and experience of our advertising, antitrust, corporate, e-discovery, information governance, insurance, intellectual property and litigation lawyers, among others. We offer practical strategies to help our clients identify and manage legal and reputational risks associated with all data.

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