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MoFo Privacy + Data Security Team Continues Success in 2019, Ranked Band 1 in Chambers USA

Group Retains Top Ranking in United States, Counts More Ranked Lawyers Than Any Other Firm in Category

01 May 2019

For the eighth consecutive year, Chambers USA ranked Morrison & Foerster’s market-leading Privacy + Data Security Group “Band 1” for Nationwide Privacy & Data Security in its recently released 2019 edition. The group is one of only three data protection practices to receive this top ranking.

Clients told Chambers that the group’s “work has been outstanding; we go to them with difficult issues and when we need exceptional analysis, and they are always good,” while others agreed “they have extremely sharp people who are very precise, and that is invaluable.”

Other highlights for the Privacy + Data Security Group from the Chambers USA 2019 edition include:

  • Miriam Wugmeister received a Band 1 ranking for Nationwide Privacy & Data Security for the seventh year in a row. Clients described Miriam as “the go-to person on all data security matters on a global basis – both proactively and reactively. Her depth of knowledge and good judgment is unparalleled.”
  • With a Band 2 ranking, newcomer Kristen Mathews brings to the team extensive experience in data security and cybersecurity law, addressing the most cutting-edge technology and data protection issues that her clients face. Her clients report that Kristen is “extremely detail-oriented, extremely knowledgeable and a very good attorney.”
  • Rick Fischer continues to be ranked among the leading practitioners in this area with a Band 2 ranking. Chambers sources report that Rick is “down to earth and very practical” and “gives business as well as legal advice”.
  • For the second year in a row, Nathan Taylor was recognized as an “Up and Coming” practitioner in the Nationwide Privacy & Data Security category. Clients praised his “strong depth of knowledge and experience,” adding: “He provides a good perspective and analysis on complicated regulatory issues.”

With four of its attorneys recognized in 2019, Morrison & Foerster counts more ranked lawyers in Chambers USA’s Nationwide Privacy & Data Security category than any other firm.

Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms across all the United States of America. Full details of our Chambers USA Nationwide Privacy & Data Security rankings can be found here.



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