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Mauricio F. Paez


(T) +1.212.326.7889
(F) +1.212.755.7306


  • Rutgers University (J.D. 1996; School of Planning and Public Policy 1993; B.A. 1992)

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New Jersey, and United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Mauricio Paez advises Fortune 100 companies concerning legal issues with digital transformations, space-based data services, global e-commerce, digital marketing, data protection and privacy, cybersecurity, cyber governance, technology sourcing and outsourcing, and emerging technology matters such as IoT, artificial intelligence, industrial internet, and autonomous machines. He is a regular speaker and publisher and is a recognized leader in these fields.

Mauricio assists clients with legal issues impacting the digital business, including industrial internet applications, consumer IoT protections, cloud services, big data analytics, AI and cognitive technologies, terrestrial and space-based commercial data services, global data privacy, cybersecurity breach response and cyber investigations, and global compliance. He helps clients develop and implement worldwide digital strategies (B2B and B2C), compliance programs to address new legal risks, safeguarding digital assets, cross-border transfers of data, and cybersecurity oversight and management. He also helps clients address privacy and cybersecurity issues in commercial agreements and supports technology corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions.

In addition, Mauricio assists clients with data breach response and conducts data privacy assessments, information security compliance audits, and cyber investigations on a worldwide scale, including managing third-party forensic investigations. He defends clients against state and federal governmental agency enforcement investigations, including in health care, financial services, and consumer protection.

His clients are in a variety of industries, such as internet, technology, retail, financial services, health care, utilities, automotive, aviation, satellite, communications, and marketing.

Mauricio is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the American Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Recognized in The Legal 500 US (2016) as a leading individual in global data protection and privacy and outsourcing, who gives "practical, business-oriented advice"

    Appointed in 2015 to serve as a member of the American Bar Association's Cybersecurity Legal Task Force

    Recipient of The National Law Journal 2015 Cybersecurity Trailblazer Award


Mauricio Paez