She is among only five “Most highly Regarded Individuals” in Information Technology in Europe by Who’s Who Legal TMT 2015.
She has focused for more than 20 years on all legal issues concerning Internet and e-Commerce, personal data protection, consumer law and unfair commercial practices, advertising, IT law, new technology, digital media, contract law.
Laura advises clients on all the complex legal issues concerning the Internet and privacy: user generated contents, data scraping, social networks, cyber security, information governance, protection of databases, data mining, big data and predictive analysis of data. In the field of data protection she works on profiling, cookies, big data, employee monitoring, whistleblowing hotlines, location based services, cross border transfers of data, etc.
Laura graduated cum laude from the LUISS Guido Carli School of Law in 1996, with a dissertation on the first Italian law on data protection and privacy. She is member of the Board of Directors of ITechlaw and she is a member of The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Privacy Institute (an Italian data protection think tank) and of the Professional Women’s Network of Rome (PWN Rome). Laura is also vice president of the Women&Tech – Donne e tecnologie Association.
Laura speaks regularly at seminars and conferences on internet and data protection related matters, and she is the author of several articles in law reviews, such as Data Protection Law & Policy, eHealth Law & Policy, World Data Protection Report, etc.
Laura is ranked by Chambers Europe in the TMT: Information Technology sector (Band 2), by Legal500 in the TMT sector (“Leading Individual”) and by the Expert Guides (Legal Media Group) in both the Information Technology and the Women in Business Law categories.
She has also been included by Who’s Who Legal both in the WWL: Italy 2019 and the Data 2019 guides, where she is the only Italian lawyer among the European “Global Elite Thought Leader” for the “Data Privacy & Protection” e “Data Security” categories.
She has obtained the Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) certification and the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) certification through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Foreign languages: English (speaking proficiency).
Laura is member of the Rome Bar Association (A-27003).