Jeffrey W. Greene, co-chair of the Boston Litigation Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP and co-chair of the firm’s global eDiscovery & eRetention Practice, was named a 2022 “Go To Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Greene and his fellow honorees are featured in the publication’s Oct. 31 issue.
The 2022 Go To Lawyers are nominated by their peers and chosen by a panel from Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Honorees are selected for demonstrating in-depth knowledge in their field and extensive experience with a record of success, according to the publication.
Greene is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on litigation and investigations that involve complex legal, factual, and data-management issues. In addition to his litigation practice, Greene represents companies on a broad range of data privacy and security governance issues, including managing transnational data flows, navigating conflicts between foreign privacy laws and U.S. compliance obligations, regulation of advertising and marketing practices, privacy regulation of employee data, due diligence in sales of corporate assets, records management, and responses to government surveillance requests.
Greene also has substantial experience guiding companies through all facets of cybersecurity, including developing policies and procedures before an incident arises, addressing the important actions immediately following a breach. Having served as lead counsel responding to hundreds of data breach, ransomware, and other data privacy situations, Greene leads his clients through security incidents, including investigations, containment, remediation, communications, and contractual and legal obligations.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice is composed of a multidisciplinary group of attorneys and professionals located throughout the world. GT’s team of dedicated data protection attorneys have experience working hand in hand with organizations of all sizes to develop practical strategies and provide strategic advice on virtually all aspects of data protection including CCPA, GDPR and other compliance issues; data use, transfer and licensing issues; data breaches and regulatory investigations; and defending against privacy-related class actions.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office: Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 80 attorneys practicing in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, corporate, emerging technology, energy, environmental, financial services, gaming, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, real estate, and tax. An important contributor to the firm’s international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of helping clients in complex legal matters and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm’s vast network of global resources.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021 and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, and NLJ 250. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program certifies that the firm’s U.S. offices are 100% powered by renewable energy. The firm is often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: www.gtlaw.com.