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Ropes & Gray’s Privacy and Data Security Practice Recognized as “Privacy & Consumer Protection Group of the Year”

Law360, the online outlet for legal news and analysis, has named Ropes & Gray’s privacy and data security practice a “Privacy & Consumer Protection Group of the Year” for 2012, based on the firm’s significant high-stakes data breach work over the past year.

Among the cases Law360 cited were Ropes & Gray’s representation of:

  • Heartland Payment Systems Inc., in connection with one of the largest-ever computer data security breaches
  • Wyndham Hotels and Resorts LLC, in connection with a series of data security breaches on a number of the company’s hotels
  • Aldo Group, in connection with the first lawsuit to challenge the lawfulness of data breach penalties imposed by a card brand

Ropes & Gray was also named “Practice of the Year” by Law360 for white collar, as well as for private equity.

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