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Morrison & Foerster Recognized as an Elite Firm by Global Data Review’s GDR 100 2022

14 Dec 2021

Morrison & Foerster has been recognized as an Elite Firm in the GDR 100 2022 edition and named the top firm on its list of “Busiest firms: data protection and privacy litigation,” confirming its position as one of the top firms handling the world’s most complex and significant global data mandates. Morrison & Foerster was also recognized in the inaugural GDR 100 publication in 2021.

The series identifies leading law firms focusing not only on data protection and privacy, but also on all aspects of legal advice relating to corporate use, monetization, and trade of data. In addition to earning the top spot for litigation mandates, Morrison & Foerster was recognized as one of the “Busiest Firms overall,” “Busiest firms: data protection and privacy – investigations” and “Busiest firms: non-personal data” categories.

Morrison & Foerster’s highly respected global Privacy and Data Security practice group is comprised of more than 60 lawyers in offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia, speaking and working in a myriad of languages. Our cross-disciplinary global team handles privacy and data security issues of any complexity, involving any technology, in any jurisdiction. The team works without silos, and thus any client, anywhere in the world, can expect to receive seamless and consistent advice on every aspect of the data life cycle, from every member of the team.

Morrison & Foerster is recognized as an undisputed leader in privacy and data security worldwide. Our multidisciplinary privacy practice is known for our legal work across disciplines, including life sciences, financial services, employment, healthcare, technology transactions, and privacy litigation. Our privacy litigators work seamlessly with our regulatory and compliance teams to develop a defense plan before any litigation arises. While we advise on a broad range of privacy compliance and data protection matters, we also offer unparalleled expertise when cybersecurity incidents occur, having handled more major breaches than any other firm. Our team knows how to successfully guide clients through major crises and have advised on some of the largest data security incidents in history, across both the public and private sectors. We coordinate across offices, continents, and practice groups, all with deep insights into the latest developments related to new legislation and how it impacts the case, allowing us to provide a cost‐effective and comprehensive response to litigation and the overall risk posed by data breaches and other privacy risks.

Our extensive experience with data protection laws, our geographic reach, and our focus on finding commonalities in global privacy laws and designing privacy plans that work across borders for organizations seeking to comply with international and U.S. data protection laws, uniquely position us to handle virtually any privacy or data security issue anywhere in the world.

We invite you to view Morrison & Foerster’s profile on Global Data Review’s website.



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