Morrison Foerster has again been recognized as an Elite Firm in the 2023 edition of GDR 100, confirming our position as one of the top firms handling the world’s most complex and significant global data mandates. Morrison Foerster has been recognized annually since the inaugural edition of GDR 100, which profiles the world’s best data law firms. Of the GDR 100, only 25 firms are recognized as Elite Firms, further spotlighting those who have the most interesting work, largest global reach, and highest quality of work.
In addition to its recognition as one of GDR’s Elite Firms for data, Morrison Foerster was also ranked #1 in Litigation, with GDR highlighting Morrison Foerster’s “outstanding practice on the contentious side of things,” both in Europe and in the United States; the firm is ranked #4 in the Advisory category and #9 in the Investigations category.
Morrison Foerster is recognized as an undisputed leader in privacy and data security worldwide. Our multidisciplinary, award-winning Privacy + Data Security Group boasts more than 60 lawyers in offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Our team provides creative and practical advice concerning all stages of the information lifecycle.
More than 150 countries now have their own data protection laws regulating the collection, use, disclosure, and security of personal information. Morrison Foerster is at the forefront, advising clients on the legal and operational challenges presented by an alphabet soup of global privacy laws. The group advises on a broad range of privacy compliance and data protection matters, offering unparalleled expertise when cybersecurity incidents occur. The interdisciplinary global risk and crisis management team includes former federal prosecutors and regulators, internationally recognized cybersecurity experts, and former officials from the U.S. Department of Justice, Intelligence Community, and Securities and Exchange Commission, among others. With decades of collective experience across industries—in the private sector and at the highest levels of government—the team can successfully guide clients through major crises. The group has advised clients on some of the largest data security incidents in history, across both public and private sectors. Our expertise covers the spectrum of privacy litigation, from data breach class actions and cases alleging violations of federal and state privacy laws, to regulatory and attorney general investigations and enforcement.
Morrison Foerster’s Privacy + Data Security Group is a successful case study of what a commitment to diversity and inclusion can achieve, with women representing roughly 53% of our partners globally and 43% of our lawyers across the practice identifying as diverse or LGBTQ+.
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