In today’s global and digital business environment, advances in technology have greatly increased the value of data as an asset, and regulation of data has increased its risk as a liability affecting individuals, businesses and governments worldwide. Ropes & Gray’s Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice helps clients manage the full array of issues and matters that arise from the collection, use, storage, commoditization, disclosure, transfer and disposal of data.

Our attorneys help clients properly comply with the law and minimize privacy and cybersecurity risks.  We also provide advice to clients on how to prepare for a cyber incident and assist clients in responding after an incident has occurred. In the more than a decade since cyberincidents have begun to make an impact on global commerce, the attorneys now at Ropes & Gray have handled some of the highest-profile incidents, with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake. Companies represented include:

Key Contacts

Edward McNicholas               

Edward McNicholas                                           Rohan Massey


Fran Faircloth


Kevin Angle                                                       Clare Sellars