Anna Mercado Clark, CIPP/E


Phillips Lytle LLP

Partner, Chair of Data Security and Privacy, e-Disc and Digital Forensics

Anna Mercado Clark is a partner in Phillips Lytle's New York City  office and leader of the firm’s Data Security & Privacy and E-Discovery & Digital Forensics Practice Teams. Ms. Clark focuses on complex e-discovery and digital forensics, cybersecurity and data privacy, and complex commercial litigation.

Ms. Clark routinely counsels sophisticated clients on data governance issues to address business needs while minimizing risks and complying with a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape and other legal obligations. She has extensive experience advising businesses in the technology, consumer, health care and financial industries regarding information management and disposition policies, litigation readiness, data transfers, third-party/vendor negotiation and management relative to data administration, and disaster recovery and avoidance.

As an experienced litigator, Ms. Clark is well positioned to identify and minimize litigation risks and assist with internal investigations, including managing digital forensic investigations. She is also able to seamlessly serve as litigation counsel in the event of a dispute or government investigation, having represented individuals, small businesses, multinational corporations and government entities in contract disputes, franchisor-franchisee litigation, trade secret disputes, antitrust litigation, securities litigation, labor and employment matters, and government investigations.

Clark received a BA from Rutgers University and JD from Fordham University School of Law.


Contributions by Anna Mercado Clark

  • Cross-border Data Transfer in a Post-GDPR World: Effective Management Strategies
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019