Topic: Community

Big Tech layoffs shouldn’t trigger privacy and cybersecurity work decline

Even as Big Tech and other industries announce massive layoffs, there is still demand for privacy and cybersecurity lawyers and many law firms are patiently holding onto that practice group as their clients tighten their budgets and scrutinise costs.

22 November 2022

Squire Patton Boggs continues privacy expansion with EU hire

Squire Patton Boggs has added to its European data privacy and cybersecurity team by hiring a team from Steptoe & Johnson.

11 October 2022

Reed Smith enhances tech and data presence in China

Reed Smith has appointed data, technology and telecommunications expert Barbara Li as partner in Beijing, boosting its presence in the area.

10 October 2022

Senior DPC official joins Bird & Bird

Technology-focused law firm Bird & Bird has hired former Irish Data Protection Commission general counsel Anna Morgan.

27 May 2022

High demand could shield data privacy lawyers from tough economy

Even a possible economic downturn isn’t likely to disturb the hot demand for data privacy attorneys, according to recruiters and industry observers.

11 May 2022

Bird & Bird recognises data lawyers among promotions

Bird & Bird has promoted three data protection lawyers to partner and several more to senior counsel and of counsel.

06 May 2022

McDermott nabs Squire Patton Boggs privacy practice co-head

McDermott Will & Emery has poached three senior privacy and cybersecurity lawyers from Squire Patton Boggs to its Regulatory Practice Group.

29 April 2022

Women in Data 2022: A new field

Common themes emerged across the 46 profiles featured in Women in Data 2022. In the first of a series of articles, GDR showcases how the relative youth of the data field has wide implications – both positive and negative.

07 April 2022

Orrick hires in London

A Jenner & Block partner who has handled a leading ICO investigation has joined Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.

07 April 2022

Squire Patton Boggs grows in three countries

Squire Patton Boggs has doubled the number of partners in its UK data practice, shortly after adding several other senior lawyers in London and Madrid.

06 April 2022

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