Arianna Evers | Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Arianna Evers helps clients navigate privacy, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence (AI)-related challenges in an increasingly complex and fluid legal environment. Ms. Evers represents clients in high-stakes enforcement actions with regulators, including the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), state attorneys general, and the US Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS-OCR), as well as in litigation in state and federal courts, concerning alleged privacy and consumer protection violations.
A significant portion of Ms. Evers’s practice involves advising clients on their development and use of AI and other emerging technologies. Ms. Evers provides clients with a thoughtful but practical approach to managing legal and reputational risks in an area with a tremendous amount of legal uncertainty. She has advised clients building foundation AI models as well as those looking to leverage AI in their products, services, and day-to-day operations on implementation concerns, data privacy risks, cybersecurity, governance and appropriate policies, risk management, fairness, and discrimination.
Kirk J. Nahra | Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Kirk Nahra has been a leading authority on cybersecurity and privacy matters for more than two decades. He co-chairs the firm’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice as well as the Artificial Intelligence Practice. In recognition of his professional work, he was named the winner of the 2021 Vanguard Award from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)—one of the most prestigious in the privacy field—which recognizes one IAPP member each year who demonstrates exceptional leadership, knowledge and creativity in privacy and data protection.
Kirk counsels clients across a number of industries, from Fortune 500 companies to startups, on implementing the requirements of cybersecurity, data privacy and artificial intelligence laws and issues around the world, and advises on policy issues involving privacy, data security, artificial intelligence and healthcare. He received the 2021 Vanguard award from IAPP for exceptional leadership, knowledge, and creativity in privacy.