- Privacy & Security
- Joint Ventures
- Strategic Alliances
- Collaborations & Technology Transfer
- Cable & Broadband
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Arts & Entertainment
- Wireline Communications
- Product Risk Management & Response
- Cybersecurity Risk Management
- Communications & Media
- Retail & Consumer Products
- Financial Services
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|University ||University of Massachusetts, B.A.; Boston University, M.S.|
|Law School||Boston University, J.D.|
|Admitted||1988, New Hampshire; Massachusetts; District of Columbia|
Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
•Member, Computer Law Association
•Member, Federal Communications Bar Association
Cynthia is Chair of the firm's Privacy & Security Practice and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP).
She represents companies in information, communications, and technology, including e-commerce and other electronic transactions. She counsels clients through all stages of the corporate lifecycle, from start-ups through mid- and later-stage financings to IPO, and has broad experience in technology and business law, including online contracting issues, licensing, domain name issues, software development, and complex outsourcing transactions.
Cynthia has extensive experience in privacy, data security, and information management matters, including state, federal, and international laws and regulations on the use and transfer of information, behavioral advertising, data security breach compliance and incident response, data breach incident response planning, as well as data transfers in the context of mergers and acquisitions and technology transactions.
She conducts privacy audits and risk assessments to determine data and transaction flow and to assess privacy practices, and assists with drafting and implementation of privacy policies and information security policies and procedures and monitoring of privacy best practices across all levels of the enterprise.
She is a frequent speaker on privacy issues at conferences and media appearances and presents privacy awareness and compliance training seminars to client companies.
During law school, she was editor-in-chief of the Probate Law Journal.
Awards & Recognitions
•Chambers USA: Nationwide - Privacy & Data Security (2010 - 2014)
•Chambers Global: Privacy & Data Security (2011 - 2012)
•Woman of Technology 2001 by Women in Technology, Inc.
•Two Thousand Notable American Women (2001)
•Women's Business Boston: Top 10 Women Lawyers in Boston (2005)
•Women's Business Boston: Top 10 Corporate Lawyers in Boston (2009 - 2010)
•Named a Rising Star by Boston Magazine (2011)
•Leila Josephine Robinson Award, Boston University Woman's Law Association (2010)
•Boston Digital Industry News: Best General Lawyer for a High-Tech Firm
•Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star - Information Technology/Outsourcing (2005)
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Nude Photos and National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Cynthia J. Larose, October 13, 2014
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This is an opportunity to remind employees (and yourselves) about how to keep corporate networks and their own cyber lives secure. All month, we will post articles that might be useful for distribution as “reminders....” along...
Time to Step Up Your COPPA Compliance
Cynthia J. Larose,Julia M. Siripurapu, October 3, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has made good on its promise to actively enforce the recently amended Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Here is what you should know about the latest enforcement actions against Yelp and TinyCo and how these might affect your business.
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