Filippo A. Raso

Filippo A. Raso

Senior Associate
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 is a senior associate in the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity group and its Consumer and Tech & Telecom industry sectors. Filippo represents clients in regulatory investigations, policy proceedings, and advisory matters relating to artificial intelligence (“AI”), online services, and other innovative technologies.   

Filippo has a deep understanding of the legal requirements, regulatory expectations, and industry best practices on an array of issues that impact data-driven and emerging technologies. He regularly advises clients on legal and practical considerations of developing, deploying, and using technologies such as AI and on the evolving frameworks for automated decision-making, algorithmic bias, content regulation, privacy, security, data ethics, and more. His recent matters include conducting multijurisdictional comparisons of regulatory frameworks governing AI and biometrics, advising a leading developer of large language models on legal and practical risk management, and supporting companies in developing compliance and governance structures for artificial intelligence, content regulation, privacy, and security.   

Filippo is a thought leader and speaker on topics such as AI governance and risk management, privacy, and security, including his landmark publication Artificial Intelligence & Human Rights: Opportunities & Risks, a report analyzing the impact of artificial intelligence on international human rights. 

Filippo received his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and an Honors Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto Scarborough, where he was a recipient of an NSERC grant to study the neurological basis of spatial learning and epigenetic changes associated with addiction. 

Awards and recognitions


Technology 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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