Elisa D’Amico is a litigation partner and co-founder of the firm’s Digital Crisis Planning & Response (DCPR) client solution. She counsels corporations, educational institutions, and high-profile individuals in proactively planning for and effectively managing digital crisis situations, including university scandals, corporate imposter accounts and websites, and leaked confidential and proprietary information. In this role, she also fights internet-based abuse such as invasions of privacy, cyber harassment, fraud, and unfair and deceptive acts and practices.
Ms. D’Amico is the co-founder of the Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project (CCRLP), a global K&L Gates pro bono project providing legal services to victims of nonconsensual pornography (i.e., “revenge porn”) when their sexually explicit images are distributed and displayed online without consent. The CCRLP utilizes the firm’s elite cybersecurity and cyber forensics practices, allowing volunteers to deliver quality pro bono services to victims across the globe. Since its inception in late 2014, the CCRLP already has removed thousands of offending images and videos from the internet, helping hundreds of victims fight back and reclaim their online identities.