DEL MAR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Wynter L. Deagle has joined the firm as a partner in the Intellectual Property practice group and will be a member of its Privacy and Cybersecurity team. Deagle was most recently a partner at Troutman Pepper, where she was Office Managing Partner of the San Diego office. She is the 13th lateral partner to join Sheppard Mullin in 2021.
“Cybersecurity and privacy concerns are top of mind for our clients across all industries,” said Sheppard Mullin chairman Guy Halgren. “Wynter is an experienced, dynamic and exciting addition to our Privacy & Cybersecurity Team, and we think our clients will agree.”
Craig Cardon, leader of the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity team, added, “Wynter is a fantastic new member of our group. The combination of real privacy expertise paired with extensive trial experience definitely does not grow on trees. Whether acting on the counseling side or the litigation side, our clients will feel confident with Wynter on their side.”
Deagle represents companies in the court room when they face new and unsettled issues found at the intersection of law, technology, and innovation. A Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and experienced trial attorney, Deagle specializes in defending clients from privacy and cybersecurity-related consumer class actions, business disputes, regulatory investigations, and enforcement actions. In addition to her privacy and cybersecurity expertise, Deagle also represents clients in complex commercial litigation, including claims involving the California Consumer Legal Remedies Act, California’s Unfair Competition Law, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and other business claims such as breach of contract, deceptive business practices, negligence, and unfair competition. Outside of the courtroom, Deagle helps clients comply with federal, state, and international privacy and data security laws and regulations and respond to cybersecurity incidents.. She received her B.A. from Roger Williams University and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.
About Sheppard Mullin’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Team
Sheppard Mullin’s global, interdisciplinary Privacy & Cybersecurity team includes some of the most respected lawyers in the privacy space, including a former U.S. Department of Homeland Security deputy general counsel, a lawyer who literally “wrote the book” on data breach, award-winning privacy class action litigation practitioners, and leading EU-based data protection experts. Many of our team members are CIPP-US and CIPP-EU certified by the IAPP, underscoring our commitment to the privacy field. Sheppard Mullin's Privacy team accolades include being named Law360’s Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice Group of the Year, and highly ranked by Legal 500 USA (Cyber Law), Legal 500 Europe (EU Data Protection) and one of only 25 firms ranked in the inaugural Above The Law’s Top Law Firm Privacy Practice Index.
About Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Sheppard Mullin is a full-service AmLaw 50 firm with more than 980 attorneys in 15 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since 1927, industry-leading companies have turned to Sheppard Mullin to handle corporate and technology matters, high-stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. In the U.S., the firm's clients include almost half of the Fortune 100. For more information, please visit www.sheppardmullin.com.