Debevoise Partner Jim Pastore Named to Global Data Review’s Inaugural “40 Under 40” List of Leading Data Lawyers

2 October 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton partner Jim Pastore has been named to Global Data Review’s inaugural “40 Under 40” list of the “best and brightest of the data law bar around the world.” According to GDR, the list aims to spotlight “the new generation of individuals advising in this emerging area of practice.”

This is the latest in a string of recognitions for Mr. Pastore who has also been named a “Cybersecurity Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal and a “Rising Star” by both New York Law Journal and Law360. Additionally, he has been named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Under 40 Hot List” and twice to Cybersecurity Docket’s “Incident Response 30.”

As a litigation partner and a member of the firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice and Intellectual Property Litigation Group, Mr. Pastore has assisted a broad range of clients in cybersecurity and data privacy matters. Clients include The Home Depot (in connection with its 2014 data breach); PayPal (in connection with a 2017 data security incident at its subsidiary, TIO Networks); American Express; KKR; and the NBA, among others.

Debevoise’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice provides a collaborative approach to help clients navigate their business-critical privacy, data protection and data security issues. Ranked as a leading firm for Technology: Data Protection and Privacy by Legal 500 US, Debevoise assists clients with a broad range of privacy, data protection and data security matters. The team has special expertise in helping clients navigate the forensic and legal aftermath of data breaches.

Debevoise & Plimpton is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.