Area of Expertise
Understanding Customer Experience, Driving Innovation Through Digital, Digital Transformation
Paul Lanois is a global privacy, data protection and information security professional and is an attorney admitted to the Bars of the District of Columbia (DC-USA), New York (NY-USA) and the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).
He regularly publishes articles on technology law and is frequently invited to speak on such topics. He received the Association of Corporate Counsel’s “Top 10 30-Somethings” 2018 award and won an award in the in-house category at The American Lawyer’s Transatlantic Legal Awards. He was named a “Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal and an “Innovative Corporate Counsel” by Law 360. He was also recognized as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist.
He has been recognized as a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional, with concentrations in Asian law (CIPP/A), US law (CIPP/US), European law (CIPP/E) and Canadian law (CIPP/C). He is also a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and a Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT). He was an Associate Professor at the University of Cergy-Pontoise in France and an attorney at major international law firms (Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Allen & Overy and Linklaters).
He graduated from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (France) with a Master’s degree in Business Law and a postgraduate degree in Private and Public Economic Law. He also holds an LL.M. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (USA) and a Certificate in Business and Public Policy from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.