Welcome to The WSGR Data Advisor, your premier source for unique insights on privacy and data protection from the accomplished global team of advisors at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Data drives the modern economy, and we know that staying current on the complex and ever-changing set of laws, regulations, and industry standards that govern the collection, storage, and use of data worldwide can be daunting. The WSGR Data Advisor reflects our strong commitment to providing you with the latest news and updates on the critical issues that matter most to you and your business.

About the Privacy & Data Protection Practice

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s cross-disciplinary team of highly experienced professionals helps companies navigate the complex and ever-changing set of laws, regulations, and industry standards that govern the collection, storage, and use of information. With an insider’s perspective on policy and enforcement culture, coupled with a real-world understanding of true litigation risk and industry practices, we provide an unparalleled combination of practical and policy experience. Our team includes former government officials, leading privacy litigators, and a deep bench of compliance attorneys, transactional lawyers, and legislative and regulatory strategists.

Among many other matters, we regularly:

  • provide our clients with practical advice on how they can collect, use, and share data and still comply with the web of ever-changing privacy laws;
  • defend clients in class action and other privacy-related litigation;
  • devise thoughtful and effective business and legal responses to security breaches;
  • help clients create, enhance, and audit privacy and data security policies and programs;
  • develop and implement global compliance programs; and
  • counsel clients on compliance with regulations related to advertising and marketing in new media, including the use of endorsements and user-generated content.

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About Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson 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.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offices in Austin; Beijing; Boston, Brussels; Hong Kong; London; Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE.