Romain Perray - McDermott Will & Emery

Overview


Romain has extensive experience in data privacy and data protection law, and lectures on these subjects in Master of Law classes at the University of Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne, the University of Paris-II Panthéon-Assas and the University of Paris V Cité.

He advises on the full range of data protection and data security for clients in life sciences, automotive, ad techs, insurance, e-commerce, leisure, social networks and even the public sector, especially in the context of smart cities projects. Romain is the EU head of the Firm’s Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group.

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Results


  • Advised a multinational car manufacturer on its Global GDPR compliance program
  • Advised a multi-jurisdictions B2C web platform in the course of investigations by the French Data Protection Authority
  • Advised a multinational on the development and implementation of anonymization and pseudonymisation techniques in order to release special categories of data sets
  • Advised a multinational on several contractual negotiations raising data capacities issues as data controller (joint or distinct) as well as data processor
  • Advised a multinational on several data breaches
  • Assisted biotech companies on several contractual negotiations with CROs and IT providers raising data capacities issues as data controller (joint or distinct) as well as data processor
  • Advised a national professional association on the role of its members under GDPR and its impact on the sharing of personal data with public authorities

Recognitions


  • The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in France, 2022 – 2023

Credentials


Education
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, DEA in Public Law
University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Maîtrise in Comparative Law
Institute of Political Sciences of Rennes, Major in Public Service
University of the Western Cape, South Africa, LLM Program

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