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Lisa J. Sotto


Lisa Sotto is a global leader in privacy and cybersecurity law. Named among The National Law Journal’s “100 Most Influential Lawyers,” Ms. Sotto chairs Hunton Andrews Kurth’s top-ranked Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice and is the managing partner of the firm’s New York office. She also serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. Ms. Sotto assists clients in identifying, evaluating, and managing risks associated with privacy and data security practices. She provides extensive advice on cybersecurity risks, incidents and policy issues, including proactive cyber incident readiness.

Ms. Sotto was voted the world’s leading privacy advisor in all surveys by Computerworld magazine and is recognized by Chambers and Partners as a “Star” performer (the highest honor) for privacy and data security. She also is recognized as a “leading lawyer” by The Legal 500 for cybercrime and privacy and data security. She serves as the Chairperson of the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. Ms. Sotto is the editor and lead author of the Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook, published by Wolters Kluwer. She is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia.