Irish firm McCann Fitzgerald has promoted eight lawyers to partner or consultant, including Doug McMahon in the firm’s technology practice.
DLA Piper has created a dedicated artificial intelligence practice that will be led by five partners across the US, Canada and the UK.
Ashurst has promoted Gita Shivarattan to counsel at its London office.
DLA Piper has added ex-Morrison & Foerster cybersecurity lawyer Andrew Serwin to its San Diego partnership.
Ropes & Gray has hired Edward McNicholas as co-head of its data practice in Washington, DC.
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang has promoted 47 lawyers to partner, including two within the technology and privacy fields
Morrison Foerster has added partner Matthew Karlyn to its new Boston office.
Alston & Bird has added privacy and cybersecurity partner Amy Mushahwar to its Washington, DC office.
Finland’s government has appointed an official to oversee new surveillance legislation that boosts intelligence agencies’ data-gathering powers.
Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted London-based consultant Miriam Everett to partner.