Susana Medeiros

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

New York
United States
T:+1 212 318 3044
New York
United States
T:+1 212 318 3044
Susana Medeiros

Susana Medeiros

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Biography

Susana Medeiros is an associate and a member of the Information Governance, Privacy, and Cybersecurity team. She is a Chambers ranked attorney recognized as an Associate to Watch for her experience in eDiscovery and Information Governance.

eDiscovery

Susana has extensive experience advising on complex eDiscovery issues including defensible collection of electronically stored information and conducting spoliation investigations.  She formulates creative strategies for the defensible and efficient preservation, identification, collection, review, and production of electronically stored information in response to requests in civil investigations and litigation. She focuses not only on tactical eDiscovery issues in particular cases, but advises clients regarding strategic e-discovery portfolio management, and data governance.  Susana has advised clients on how to best manage electronic discovery and preservation, and helped clients develop litigation readiness protocols for use across their matters.

Information Governance

As part of her information governance practice, Susana helps clients mature their information governance program by developing internal information management, preservation, and data classification policies and procedures and record retention schedules.  This includes providing advice on data migrations, defensible disposition, mobile device management, ephemeral data, and disaster recovery and business continuity systems.

Cybersecurity and Privacy

Susana has represented clients both preparing for and responding to cyber incidents.  Leveraging her traditional eDiscovery experience, Susana also assists clients with efficiently and defensibly responding to cyber incidents to quickly identify data subjects impacted and the types of personal information impacted, and advise clients about the scope of the incident and the company's obligations to notify the appropriate authorities and the people affected by the breach.  She also assists with providing advice around CCPA, CPRA, and GDPR compliance from an information governance and data minimization perspective.


Professional experience

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JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2017
BA, cum laude, Political Science, Swarthmore College, 2014

While in law school, Susana was an editor for the Journal of Constitutional Law and a member of the Latin American Law Students Association. She also received the Thomas N. O'Neill Prize, which recognizes a graduating student for outstanding involvement, competence and commitment to the provision of legal services to disadvantaged clients.

  • New York State Bar
  • Chambers USA, Nationwide, E-Discovery and Information Governance: Associates to Watch, Chambers and Partners, 2021-2022 

Panelist, Strategic governance of technology, data and information, ABA Cross-Border Institute, Amsterdam, July 22, 2022

Panelist, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Journey, Women in eDiscovery (WiE), San Diego, May 2, 2022

Panelist, Avoiding Risky Business From Information Governance to Data Breach Exposure Mitigation, Infogov World Expo, September 16, 2021