Mauricio Paez advises Fortune
100 companies on legal issues concerning data privacy, cybersecurity, information management, and cyber governance matters. He is a regular speaker and publisher and is a recognized leader in the field.
Mauricio assists clients in responding to cybersecurity breaches and government cyber investigations, identifying and managing global compliance and liability risks related to privacy and cybersecurity, and developing and implementing information management and governance best practices. He assists clients in developing and implementing worldwide policies and compliance procedures for safeguarding personal and company information, cross-border transfers of data, and vendor security oversight and management. He helps clients address privacy and cybersecurity issues in commercial agreements and supports corporate transactions. He conducts privacy assessments and information security compliance audits and assists clients in handling and responding to data security incidents on a worldwide scale, including engaging and managing third-party forensic investigations and related services. His clients are in a variety of industries, such as internet, retail, financial services, health care, utilities, transportation, aviation, satellite, and communications. He also helps clients address complex legal issues in emerging business models, including Internet of Things (IoT), e-payments, e-Health, and big data analytics.
Mauricio's practice is also strong in cross-border technology commercial transactions, as well as strategic sourcing and outsourcing matters. He assists in the acquisition, development, and disposition of technology and intellectual property rights worldwide.
Mauricio is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the American Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association.
Confidential client responds to third-party data security breach incident
Public company board seeks advice on cybersecurity and board oversight responsibility
Online retailer seeks advice on unauthorized access compromising consumer data
Honors & Distinctions
Recognized in The Legal 500 US (2014) as a leading individual in global data protection and privacy who gives practical, business-oriented advice
Appointed in 2015 to serve as a member of the American Bar Association's Cybersecurity Legal Task Force
Recipient of The National Law Journal 2015 Cybersecurity Trailblazer Award