Debevoise’s Data Strategy & Security practice provides a collaborative approach to help clients navigate their business-critical privacy, data protection and data security issues.
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Ranked as a leading firm in the U.S. for Privacy & Data Security by Chambers Global (2022).
It is a strong firm with a nice team for data governance, cyber incidents and crisis response.
Debevoise is ranked by The Legal 500 US (2022) as a leading firm for Cyber Law, Data Privacy and Data Protection.
The expertise of the lawyers at Debevoise is unmatched. They have some of the most experienced lawyers in the trade.
The team’s breadth of knowledge stands out; I would consider them not just practitioners, experts in the field.
—The Legal 500 US, 2021-2022
Ranked as a leading firm for Privacy & Data Security.
The team has spectacular subject matter expertise.
They are really superb lawyers, for super complex matters, they have a group that you can just totally rely upon. The lead partners there are phenomenal.
Debevoise ranks high in the information security space.
—Chambers USA, 2020-2022
Debevoise Data Strategy & Security Brochure
The Debevoise Data Strategy & Security (DSS) practice is global and interdisciplinary—combining our cybersecurity, privacy, artificial intelligence, business continuity, M&A diligence and data governance practices into one fully integrated and coordinated group.
Together, we advise leading companies on responding to ransomware and other cybersecurity events, including regulatory inquiries and civil litigation. We also advise our clients on their overall data strategy, including how to manage, protect, and optimize their data, including through the use of artificial intelligence. Our strategic advice includes both legal and technical assistance with the data issues that arise in M&A diligence, licensing and vendor contracting. In addition, we help our clients determine what data they should delete or not collect because of cybersecurity, privacy or other risks.
Our integrated strategic advice on data includes:
Because we are constantly leading responses to significant cyber, privacy and AI incidents, we are able to channel that deep experience into helping our clients improve their preparations and resilience. Based on our incident work, we regularly assess our clients’ Incident Response Plans, policies, processes, training and resources, and make suggestions to allow them to more effectively respond to the latest cybersecurity, privacy and AI challenges that they face.
Predictions and Priorities for 2023
24 January 2023
Andrew J. Ceresney, Erin Cleary, Avi Gesser, Ted Hassi, Eric T. Juergens, Arian M. June, Peter F.G. Schuur, Erica S. Weisgerber, Anna R. Gressel, Ashley Yoon
Episode 18: A Conversation on AI and Hiring with EEOC Commissioner Keith Sonderling
10 January 2023
Keith Sonderling, Avi Gesser, Anna R. Gressel
Colorado’s Approach to AI Governance for Insurers
9 December 2022
Eric Dinallo, Marshal Bozo, Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel
NYDFS New Draft Amendments to Part 500 Cybersecurity Rules
18 November 2022
Eric R. Dinallo, Avi Gesser, Erez Liebermann, Caroline N. Swett, Johanna N. Skrzypczyk
Ethical Use of AI and the Emerging Legal Landscape
22 September 2022
Special Discussion with CT Insurance Commissioner Andrew Mais on AI and Big Data
19 August 2022
Eric Dinallo, Avi Gesser
NYDFS Draft Amendments to Part 500 Cybersecurity Rules
5 August 2022
Eric Dinallo, Luke Dembosky, Avi Gesser, Erez Liebermann, Charu Chandrasekhar
What the Recent California Bulletin Means for AI and Big Data Regulation
15 July 2022
Eric Dinallo, Avi Gesser, Erez Liebermann, Anna Gressel
Episode 17: AI Oversight Obligations for Directors
24 May 2022
Avi Gesser, William D. Regner, Anna R. Gressel
Part III: Artificial Intelligence and Discrimination in the Insurance Industry
20 May 2022
Eric Dinallo, Avi Gesser, Marshal Bozzo, Anna Gressel
The SEC & Cybersecurity – Spring 2022 Update
19 April 2022
Avi Gesser, Kristin Snyder, Charu Chandrasekhar, HJ Brehmer
Episode 16: Artificial Intelligence - Vendor Contracting and Diligence
22 March 2022
Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel, Tigist Kassahun
Cybersecurity for Not-for-Profit Organizations: Tips on Preparing for, and Responding to, Cyber Attacks
2 March 2022
Luke Dembosky, Suchita Brundage, Mengyi Xu
Part II: Artificial Intelligence and Discrimination in the Insurance Industry
11 February 2022
Eric Dinallo, Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel, Marshal Bozzo
Episode 15: Whistleblowers for Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence Issues – Tips for Preparation and Response
16 December 2021
Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel, Jyotin Hamid and Maeve O’Connor
Cybersecurity and the Insurance Industry
4 November 2021
Avi Gesser, Benjamin Lyon, Martha Hirst and Robert Maddox
Episode 14: Practical Tips on Managing AI Risks in the Insurance Sector - A Discussion with Alex Singla, Doug McElhaney and Liz Grennan of McKinsey
3 November 2021
Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel, Alex Singla, Doug McElhaney, Liz Grennan
Part I: Artificial Intelligence and Discrimination in the Insurance Industry
8 October 2021
Episode 13: The Future of Artificial Intelligence Regulation – A Recap of Recent Developments and What Companies Can Do Now to Prepare
3 May 2021
Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel with guest speaker Stephen McDougall
Episode 12: Artificial Intelligence and Consumer Data - A Discussion with Kaitlin Asrow, Fintech Policy Advisor for Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
3 March 2021
Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel, Kaitlin Asrow
Episode 11: Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Insurance – A Discussion with Stefan Toi of Aon Cyber Solutions and Marcello Antonucci of Beazley on Navigating “AI Gaps” in Cyber Insurance Coverage
6 January 2021
Avi Gesser, Keith Slattery, Anna Gressel, Marcello Antonucci, Stefan Toi
Supervising AI: The Role of Corporate Boards
16 November 2020
Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel, Edward Stroz
Episode 10: Artificial Intelligence and the Insurance Sector- A Discussion with Jon Godfread, North Dakota Commissioner of Insurance and Chair of the NAIC Artificial Intelligence Working Group
13 October 2020
Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel, Jon Godfread
Episode 9: Artificial Intelligence and Consumer Protection Risks - A Discussion with Andrew Smith, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection
6 August 2020
Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel, Andrew Smith
Episode 8: Artificial Intelligence Regulation in the Securities Industry - A Discussion with Haimera Workie of FINRA's Office of Financial Innovation
23 July 2020
Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel
Episode 7 - Safeguarding Employees’ Credentials and Preventing Unauthorized Access to Sensitive Data Stored in the Cloud and on Employees’ Personal Devices.
7 July, 2020
Avi Gesser, Mengyi Xu, Luke Tenery, Joe Shepley
Episode 6: Ransomware 2.0 - A Discussion with Dave Wong of FireEye Mandiant on the Evolving Threat Landscape, Risk Mitigation Strategies, and Legal and Practical Considerations
23 June 2020
Avi Gesser, HJ Brehmer
Episode 5: How to Demonstrate “Reasonable Cybersecurity Procedures” for Regulatory Inquiries and Litigation
16 June 2020
Avi Gesser, Stephanie Cipolla
Returning to Work in the US: Key Employment Law Considerations
5 June 2020
Alexander Cochran, Eric Dinallo, Avi Gesser, Jyotin Hamid, Tricia Sherno
Episode 4: Emerging Cybersecurity Issues for PE Sponsors and Portfolio Companies
21 May 2020
Luke Dembosky, Avi Gesser
Episode 3: Protecting Policyholder Data: Risks and lessons for insurers from the first weeks of work-from-home arrangements due to COVID-19
8 May 2020
Luke Dembosky, Eric Dinallo, Avi Gesser
Episode 2: Artificial Intelligence Regulation - A Discussion with Matthew Homer of the NYDFS on Reducing Risks Arising from AI Programs
21 April 2020
Avi Gesser, Anna Gressel, Matthew Homer
Episode 1: Reducing Cybersecurity and Related Regulatory Risks Arising from Remote Working Arrangements
1 April 2020
Luke Dembosky, Avi Gesser, Justin Herring
Are You Ready for CCPA?
19 November 2019
Jeremy Feigelson, Kate Saba, Warren Metlitzky
Life Under GDPR: A Breach Response Scenario
23 May 2017
Pierre Clermontel, Luke Dembosky, Jane Shvets, Anna V. Maximenko, Dr. Friedrich Popp