- International Association of Privacy Professionals
- UPWARD Women
Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP
Emma Maconick is a partner in Shearman & Sterling LLP’s IP transactions and privacy and data protection practices. She also advises clients in the M&A and capital markets practices. She focuses on IP, data protection, privacy and security issues for major technology clients engaged in data and innovation-intensive activities.
Ms Maconick’s subject matter expertise is depended on by legal, business and operational teams involved in real and virtual product development, commercial contracts, go-to-market strategies, M&As, strategic alliances, joint ventures, capital markets transactions and corporate and financial investments.
Ms Maconick is a trusted adviser and solution provider to the biggest consumer platform operators, hyper-growth companies, fintech and financial institutions, big data and analytics providers, cloud and edge computing operators, ‘everything as a service’ businesses, developers, users and policy makers on artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, advanced virtual and augmented reality, autonomous mobility manufacturers, hardware and software product developers and investors in all these spaces.
Ms Maconick is known for providing pragmatic solutions, right-sizing risk and driving value for her clients, and advising boards, management teams and operators on a broad range of mission-critical matters. She is a thought leader who often speaks, writes and comments on technology, AI and data innovation as an industry, a product and a mindset.
IAM Patent 1000 ranks Ms Maconick for her high performance in IP transactions. She is recognised for being sensitive to clients’ risk profiles and the publication notes that “she deftly negotiates deals in the fintech, data and cloud computing areas, among others”.
Ms Maconick is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and a board member of UPWARD Women, a global network for executive women.