Tania S. Soris Associate
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Tania Soris advises on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border transactions involving technology matters, including big data governance, the Internet of Things, SaaS and cloud computing, cybersecurity risk management, data compliance programs, data collection and sharing, licensing, outsourcing, and state data breach notification requirements. Tania is an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. region (CIPP/US).
Tania also counsels clients on developing and implementing comprehensive privacy and cybersecurity compliance frameworks and helps clients navigate technology-related laws and regulations including the GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, GLBA and the New York DFS regulations.
Tania earned her law degrees from Duke University, School of Law, and the University of Leeds. Tania also holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Analytics from Columbia University, and an Executive MBA from Temple University Japan.
Tania is a member of a working group established by X9, an ANSI-accredited standard developing organization that is aimed at developing a universal standard for data protection and data breach notification in the financial services industry.
- Advised automobile manufacturer on compliance under New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulations including certification and implementation of cybersecurity programs
- Advised large online retailer on compliance under CCPA, including development and implementation of a data privacy framework
- Assisted clients with drafting, reviewing and amending Security Operations Center as a Service agreements and Software as a Service agreements
- Assisted clients with implementing information security programs under the GDPR
Recognition & Involvement
Tania spent six months in Kolkata, India, prosecuting child sex traffickers with the International Justice Mission. She served as the President of the Analytics Alchemists Club, a student-run organization at Columbia University. She was elected as Class Representative at Duke University, School of Law. During her time as an undergraduate at the University of Leeds, she was selected to take part in the Innocence Project, a pro-bono project that investigates wrongful convictions.
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Columbia University, MS in Applied Analytics, summa cum laude, 2018
Temple University Japan, Executive MBA, magna cum laude, 2015
Duke University, School of Law, LLM, 2013
University of Leeds, School of Law, LLB (Hons), 2011
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)