Filippo A. Raso

Filippo A. Raso

Washington, D.C.

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 202 637 6537

Fax +1 202 637 5910


Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

I have been particularly impressed with Filippo ... on CCPA issues.

Legal 500

Filippo A. Raso helps companies unlock the value of data to deliver innovative solutions while managing legal, reputational, and practical risk. He excels in breaking down complex, cross-cutting problems and in providing concise, clear, and thoughtful advice.

Filippo counsels companies on a broad range of issues. Recently, these have included artificial intelligence, data ethics, data usage rights, international data transfers, data sharing arrangements, policy developments, incident prevention and response, data and security governance, and compliance. The clients he works with are as varied as the issues he addresses, encompassing software companies, advertising networks, pharmaceutical companies, retailers, and nonprofits among others. Filippo's pro bono practice has recently focused on providing immigration support to families facing humanitarian crises.   

While in law school, Filippo served as the executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology Digest, launching its commentary program and published Artificial Intelligence & Human Rights, a groundbreaking report on the intersection of artificial intelligence and international human rights.

Awards and recognitions


Technologogy and Human Rights Fellow
Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Education and admissions


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2018

B.S., University of Toronto, Scarborough, 2014


Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Member, American Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

Representative experience

Helped a publisher with a global consumer base investigate a data security incident and respond to related regulatory inquiries.

Counselled multinational corporations on public policy issues related to privacy and cybersecurity.

Represented multiple companies on FTC and state AG investigations, including CCPA-related actions from the California Attorney General.

Assisted several global companies with developing international data use strategies to unlock the value of data while minimizing legal and reputational risks.

Assisted a leading cloud software provider with evaluating privacy and data protection implications of acquiring an artificial intelligence software provider.

Advised companies on compliance with data protection laws and regulations, including HIPAA, the FTC Act, COPPA, CCPA, GDPR, PIPEDA, and LGPD.

Represented direct-to-consumer e-commerce company in investigation by the Federal Trade Commission regarding compliance with consumer protection laws and the FTC Act.

Advised companies on compliance with marketing laws and regulations, including CAN-SPAM, e-Privacy Directive, and CASL.

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