Sotirios Petrovas focuses his practice on complex international and domestic privacy and data security issues. He assists clients on structuring their privacy and cybersecurity compliance worldwide, and on federal and state law compliance issues arising from the collection, processing, and cross-border sharing of personal information.
Mr. Petrovas routinely advises clients in proactively identifying, assessing, and managing risks associated with their privacy and IT security practices. He also assists on cybersecurity and data breach risks, including incident management and response, as well as due diligence efforts and litigation. He also contributes to the MoFoNotes subscription database, which keeps clients apprised of privacy and data security compliance requirements worldwide.
Mr. Petrovas received his LL.M. with distinction from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, his J.D. equivalent from the University of Sorbonne, in France, and his M.A. in International Law from the University of Athens. He also holds an M.A. in international relations and diplomacy. Before joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Petrovas practiced commercial litigation in Greece and worked at the European Parliament in Brussels, at the Directorate for Legislative Affairs.
Mr. Petrovas is fluent in French and Greek and has a working knowledge of Italian and German.
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