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2 GT Attorneys Featured in Daily Journal’s Inaugural Cybersecurity/AI Supplement

EAST PALO ALTO AND LOS ANGELES – Jan. 25, 2018 – Ian C. Ballon and Francoise Gilbert of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are featured on a list of 20 California lawyers honored by The Daily Journal in its inaugural Cybersecurity/AI Supplement. The list features 20 attorneys from California who assist clients in navigating legal and regulatory issues involving artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity.

Ballon and Gilbert have expansive experience in cybersecurity and data privacy, representing a diverse client base in litigation (Ballon) and global transactions (Gilbert). Both attorneys are also successful authors and frequently recognized by industry publications for their work and thought leadership on global data privacy and security.

Ballon defends data privacy, security breach, and TCPA class action suits, in addition to representing companies in other technology, IP and internet, and mobile-related complex litigation. Click here to find the list of his recent cases in Ballon's Standard Bio and Experience. He is also the author of the leading treatise on internet law, E-Commerce and Internet Law: Treatise with Forms 2nd edition, the 5-volume set published by West (, which includes extensive sections on data privacy, cybersecurity, and defending class action suits. In addition, he is the author of “The Complete CAN-SPAM Act Handbook” (West 2008) and “The Complete State Security Breach Notification Compliance Handbook” (West 2009). He also serves as executive director of Stanford University Law School’s Center for E-Commerce. He was most recently included on the Daily Journal’s 2017 “Top Intellectual Property Lawyers” list, as well as being recognized as a “Groundbreaker” in The Recorder’s 2017 Litigation Departments of the Year Awards and an intellectual property “Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal. In addition to his J.D. and LL.M., Ballon holds the CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Gilbert focuses her practice and research on complex or emerging U.S. and global data privacy and cybersecurity issues, including, among others, preparation for and compliance with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other data protection laws in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, as well as compliance issues that are faced by businesses operating in artificial intelligence, data analytics, connected devices, sensors, robotics, and other emerging technologies, as well as e-commerce, m-commerce, and digital advertising. Her clients include data analytics companies, connected device developers, cloud service providers, publishers, internet stores, as well as insurance companies, financial institutions, manufacturers, trade associations, non-profit organizations, software developers, and others. Gilbert is the author of the best-selling two-volume treatise “Global Privacy and Security Law,” published by Wolters Kluwer (, and the co-author of a dozen other collective works, including most recently, “Robotic Technologies Law,” published by Larcier, and “Internet of Things and Data Analytics,” published by Wiley. She has received law degrees and obtained bar admissions both in the United States and in France, and holds CIPP/US, CIPP/EU, and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.