Law Firm Sponsors

Orrick 230 v2Orrick’s Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation team helps dynamic companies bring data-driven products and services to market through innovative legal solutions that maximize rights to data, while proactively addressing global data protection requirements and managing critical cybersecurity risks.

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Alston 230 v2Data privacy and data security regulatory compliance is one of the most challenging issues facing business today. Fast-changing technology, shifting customer attitudes, intense media scrutiny, new laws and evolving business models combine to make privacy highly at risk. Alston & Bird’s privacy, data and cybersecurity attorneys and public policy advisors comprise a multidisciplinary team with the depth and breadth of experience, knowledge of the law and vision to help clients transform the power of information into value for shareholders and customers. Our team helps clients at every step of the information life cycle, from developing and implementing corporate policies and procedures to representation on transactional matters, public policy and legislative issues, and litigation.

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BakerMcKenzie230

The story of Baker McKenzie is one of imagination, determination and hard work. For more than 60 years, our people have helped nurture our unique global organization. From starting off with four lawyers, a secretary and fees totaling USD 75,000 in 1949, to becoming one of the largest law firms by revenues, markets and headcount today, our commitment to excellence underpins our path to success. Our growth has been organic, giving us a strong, common culture that runs through our firm. For six decades we have followed clients into new markets, each time establishing offices driven by local lawyers and talent.

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BarnesThornburg230Barnes & Thornburg LLP has more than 600 legal professionals throughout 13 offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Delaware, Indiana, Los Angeles, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio and Washington, D.C. We are among the 100 largest firms in the U.S. and have experience in virtually all the legal practice areas required to do business in today’s global marketplace. The attorneys at Barnes & Thornburg serve clients from more than 50 dedicated practice and industry areas. Our main areas of focus include litigation, intellectual property, labor and employment, white collar crime, corporate law, governmental services and finance, energy, telecommunications, transportation and utilities, environmental, real estate, health care, creditors’ rights and construction law.

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Beckage 230Beckage attorneys provide on-site and around-the-clock counsel to clients on data protection and information security practices required under state or federal law. The firm advises on critical data breach response and notification requirements, helps manage and minimize security risks, responds to regulatory inquires, and defends against enforcement efforts and lawsuits. In today’s evolving world, Beckage provides the practical and technology-oriented counsel clients need most.

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Cooley2016-230Cooley’s attorneys solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and bet-the-company litigation, often where innovation meets the law. Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in leading business and technology markets across the United States, China and Europe. The firm has been recognized one of the most innovative law firms by Financial Times.

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Covington2018 230From our offices in Beijing, Brussels, London, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Washington, Covington practices as one firm, holding closely to core values that start with a deep commitment to our clients and the quality of our work on their behalf, and that include an emphasis on teamwork among our lawyers and other professionals and a belief in the obligation of lawyers to make legal services available to all who need them.

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Debevoise230v2Debevoise & Plimpton LLP was founded in 1931. We maintain a tradition of excellence in a comprehensive, modern practice that spans the Americas, Europe and Asia. Our lawyers are responsive, thoughtful, ethical and vigorous advocates with a substantive understanding of our clients’ business needs and the many marketplaces in which they compete. We have leading practices that often have a cross border focus due to the firm’s international approach to the practice of law. Debevoise places the highest value on collaboration and interdisciplinary cooperation in order to provide clients with seamless representation across practice areas and across continents.

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Faegre Drinker 230Faegre Drinker is a top 50 firm designed for clients. We opened our doors on February 1, 2020, uniting Faegre Baker Daniels and Drinker Biddle & Reath, two firms known for exceptional legal and consulting capabilities and a commitment to service excellence. Clients are at the start — and the heart — of everything we do. With more than 1,300 experienced attorneys, consultants and professionals in 22 locations across the United States, United Kingdom and China, we have the strength to solve your most complex transactional, litigation and regulatory challenges wherever you need us. We partner with clients ranging from emerging startups to multinational corporations, delivering comprehensive and customized advice that advances your most ambitious business objectives.

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Celebrating more than 125 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in 17 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm also represents hundreds of clients with new ventures and mid-sized companies in emerging industries.

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latham230x60Latham & Watkins LLP is dedicated to working with clients to help them achieve their business goals and overcome legal challenges anywhere in the world. From a global platform of offices in the world’s major financial, business and regulatory centers, the firm’s lawyers help clients succeed.

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Lewis Brisbois 230Lewis Brisbois’ lawyers understand complex technology and are devoted to customer service. We assist companies in every business sector and respond to data security incidents, from simple data theft to complex and catastrophic data compromises. Our team employs a holistic approach to data privacy and cybersecurity, offering a suite of services to help clients keep their data private and secure, providing a rapid response to any digital crisis, and delivering defensive litigation services when necessary. The Lewis Brisbois team is available 24/7/365 and is geographically distributed across the nation to help clients protect their data, and to respond and remediate any type of data security incident.

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Norton Rose 230Norton Rose Fulbright’s global group of dedicated data protection and cyber lawyers represents clients from across industries that operate in many corners of the world, each facing a unique set of data protection, privacy and cybersecurity concerns, ranging from business strategy issues to transactions, and from cyber incidents to government investigations and litigation. Advising clients across the globe affords us a 360-degree view of cyber issues that we leverage to provide advice that is holistic, informed and practical, and reflects industry- and region-specific risks.

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O'Melveny 230O’Melveny, a global law firm with 15 offices, is home to a talented team of more than 800 lawyers who help our clients grow, protect their assets, and navigate the challenges of complex law and regulation. A combination of sophisticated legal and business counseling and impeccable service has made us counsel of choice to an ever-growing list of market leaders, creating opportunities for our people to engage in the most challenging and exciting work.  Even better, while we set an incredibly high bar for ourselves, we love what we do and have great fun along the way.

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PerkinsCoiePerkins Coie has more than 900 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia that provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation and intellectual property legal services to clients that span the range of entities in the business world—from FORTUNE 50 corporations to small, independent startups, as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.

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Ropes &Gray

Ropes & Gray is one of the world’s premier law firms, with approximately 1,100 lawyers serving clients in major centers of business, finance, technology and government. The firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul, and has consistently been recognized for its leading practices in many areas, including private equity, M&A, life sciences, health care, finance, investment management, hedge funds, tax, intellectual property, litigation, securities litigation and government enforcement.

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SheppardMullin 230

Sheppard Mullin is a full service AmLaw 100 firm with more than 750 attorneys in 15 offices located throughout California and in Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., Beijing, Brussels, London, Seoul and Shanghai. The firm’s California offices are located in Century City, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Del Mar, San Diego and Palo Alto. Global companies turn to Sheppard Mullin to handle a full range of corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. In the U.S., the firm’s clients include half of the Fortune 100 companies.

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Willkie 230

Willkie is an elite international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers located in nine offices in six countries. For more than 125 years, we have represented companies across a wide spectrum of businesses and industries, most notably financial services. The firm is comprised of attorneys who are recognized as some of the world’s foremost practitioners in their respective areas.

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Wilson Sonsini 230 2020Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm’s broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients.