Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP partner Lisa J. Sotto, chair of the firm’s Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice, has been recognized by Chambers and Partners with the 2021 Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession award. This honor is given to one lawyer each year for exceptional achievements.
During the award ceremony, Chambers noted that “the high regard in which Lisa Sotto is held for her work in the data security and privacy sphere is reflected in the breadth of complex issues on which blue chip clients seek her advice. Her capabilities in establishing global cybersecurity and data security policies are complemented by unparalleled experience in high-profile data incident response. She is particularly highly regarded for her track record in defending clients in government investigations.” One peer enthused, “Lisa Sotto is a legend.” Another peer said, “she really is a star. If you have a data breach, you’d be lucky to get her to handle it. She is an absolute standout.”