Amy C. Pimentel - McDermott Will & Emery


Amy C. Pimentel (CIPM) advises clients on global data protection, privacy and cybersecurity. She is skilled at harmonizing requirements across jurisdictions and legal regimes to build practical and business-focused global privacy and cybersecurity programs. She also helps multinational companies understand privacy rules and balance their legal risk when entering new markets or breaking into new or non-traditional industries.

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  • Developed and implemented global compliance programs for numerous US and international organizations, including advice on GDPR, HIPAA, CCPA/CPRA (and new state privacy laws in Virginia and Colorado), data mapping, data transfer mechanisms, privacy notices, consent mechanisms, data subject and consumer rights, data security assessments, incident response preparation, program governance (including appointment of Privacy Officers and EU Representatives) and employee training
  • Advised big tech companies on development of new technologies and consumer products, including software-as-a-service offerings, wearable fitness devices, vaccine passports, remote care platforms, automotive infotainment systems and mobile applications
  • Managed the development of a global data privacy assessment and data mapping of a multibillion-dollar food service company to evaluate the process through which it collects, stores, protects, shares and manages information in more than 100 countries

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  • Euromoney LMG, Rising Star Americas: Privacy and Data Protection, 2020 – 2022
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Healthcare Law, 2021
  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Up & Coming Lawyer, 2021

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  • Boston Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Data Security and Privacy Committee Co-Chair
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

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Northeastern University School of Law, JD, 2014
Duke University, BA, 2007