Debevoise Named a Winner at the FT’s North America Innovative Lawyers Awards

6 December 2022

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has been named a winner in the “Innovation in Digitizing Legal Services” category by the Financial Times’ 2022 North America Innovative Lawyers Awards. The firm was selected for the Debevoise Data Portal, which consists of a groundbreaking suite of tools that helps clients address business critical data security and artificial intelligence regulatory issues.

The Financial Times’ North America Innovative Lawyers Awards is an annual awards program that recognizes the best in innovation from law firms and in-house legal teams across North America. Finalists for the awards comprise the top-ranked submissions from organizations that have demonstrated innovative approaches to deliver exceptional value to the legal profession and business communities.

The Debevoise Data Portal helps clients protect against, and respond to, breaches in cyber security. The subscription service, launched in October 2021, gives clients access to a regularly updated system to reflect changes in breach notification laws and regulatory guidance, and enables users to better understand their own exposures to various cyber and artificial intelligence risks.

With deep experience in leading cyber incidents and responses of all sizes and types, the Debevoise Data Strategy & Security Group is comprised of seasoned lawyers and former U.S. law enforcement officials. Combining cybersecurity, privacy, artificial intelligence, business continuity, M&A diligence and data governance practices into one fully integrated, global practice, the group advises leading clients on responding to ransomware and other cybersecurity events, including regulatory inquiries and civil litigation. The Group also regularly assists clients with their overall data strategy, including how to manage, protect, and optimize their data, including through the use of artificial intelligence.