Jena M. Valdetero, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s U.S. Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, was named the “2024 Privacy & Data Protection Lawyer of the Year” by the Delinian Legal Media Group as part of its “Women in Business Law Awards Americas 2024.” Greenberg Traurig also received a regional firm award, “Best Law Firm in the North America – US Midwest,” based on its ratio of female-to-male lawyers, according to Delinian.

Winners are chosen based on “their ability to support the development of women in the legal profession and provide a work/life program that empowers women to pursue legal careers,” Delinian reports. Criteria for the firm awards include the ratio of female-to-male lawyers at all levels of seniority, the retention of women associates to partner level, and relevant diversity initiatives. Individual winners are selected based on their professional accomplishments as well as advocacy and influence over the last 12 months.

Valdetero was the recipient of the “2024 Privacy & Data Protection Lawyer of the Year” award based primarily on the role she played on influential cases. The award also took into consideration advocacy, influence, and thought leadership, according to Delinian.

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