Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Partner Joins McDermott
Summary: McDermott Will & Emery is continuing the growth of its Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice by welcoming a new partner to their Boston office.
The Boston office of McDermott Will & Emery received a welcome addition to their Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. Mark E. Schreiber, a highly recognized cybersecurity and privacy lawyer will join as a partner and the new leader of the Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice.
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McDermott is striving to provide the best-in-class legal counsel for its clients with a focus on data breach response, global privacy coordination, and cybersecurity. Schreiber will play a big part in that goal. He will work on expanding the firm’s multi-national clients’ cross-border data protection, strategic decisions, investigations, and Privacy Shield.
The team Schreiber is joining has over 25 outstanding lawyers advising clients on regulatory, statutory, and enforcement matters from all over the world such as Asia, the EU, and the US. Global head of McDermott’s Regulatory Practice Raymond Jacobsen said, “Privacy and cybersecurity issues are of the utmost importance to our clients, and we are delighted to welcome Mark as an authority in the data protection arena. Mark’s regulatory experience will complement our existing Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice by adding to the depth and breadth of the services we provide when addressing the complex privacy challenges faced by companies across the various global industries we serve.”
Partner-in-charge in Boston Tony Bongiorno added, “Mark will be a great asset to our clients as they continue to look to McDermott for practical guidance and strategies in preventing and responding to cyberattacks and data breaches. Mark’s arrival continues our growth momentum and expansion of the client services offered from the Boston office, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team.”
Schreiber earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his B.A. from the University of Michigan. Before entering private practice, he was the chief trial lawyer for the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination from 1975 to 1979.