NEW YORK, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jarno J. Vanto has joined Crowell & Moring LLP's New York office as a partner in the firm's Privacy & Cybersecurity Group. Vanto's practice focuses on cybersecurity and data privacy, with an emphasis on assisting international technology companies as they enter and operate in the U.S. market.
"Crowell & Moring's Privacy & Cybersecurity Group continues to grow as one of the marquee practices of our firm," said Philip T. Inglima, chair of Crowell & Moring. "Jarno brings significant experience representing international businesses to our New York team, and he will work closely with our California, Brussels, and London lawyers to assist clients navigating data protection issues, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)."
"Jarno is a go-to lawyer in New York for corporate privacy issues," said Glen G. McGorty, managing partner of Crowell & Moring's New York office. "He is a top tech lawyer with the legal and business insight to guide companies through data privacy concerns as they grow in the U.S. market."
Vanto counsels clients on global privacy and cybersecurity compliance, cross-border and domestic intellectual property licensing, other technology transfer agreements, and the myriad legal issues that international technology companies encounter as they structure and grow their U.S. corporate presence. He also advises clients on corporate, venture finance, and intellectual property matters, as well as complex cross-border and domestic technology transactions agreements for day-to-day business operations.
A data privacy lawyer with knowledge of both EU and U.S. regulations, Vanto advises companies, ranging from startups to Fortune 50 corporations, that provide software-as-a-service, data-as-a-service, automotive and connected vehicle technologies, mobile applications, location-based technologies, financial services, server technologies, HR services, and health care technologies.
"Crowell & Moring is growing significantly in Europe, a jurisdiction that is important to my practice and my clients," said Vanto. "I am excited to join this team, and I look forward to counseling clients on their privacy and data security needs, especially on GDPR and CCPA compliance."
He holds a master of laws degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Turku in Finland and a master of laws degree from New York University School of Law. He joins the firm from Polsinelli in New York.
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