Shearman And Sterling

Emma Maconick is a partner in the Intellectual Property Transactions and Privacy & Data Protection practices. Emma also advises clients in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets practices. She focuses on intellectual property (IP), data protection, privacy and security issues for major technology clients engaged in data and innovation intensive activities.

Emma's subject matter expertise are depended on by legal, business and operational teams involved in real and virtual product development, commercial contracts, go-to-market strategies, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, joint ventures, capital markets transactions and corporate and financial investments.

Emma is a trusted advisor 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.

Emma is known for providing pragmatic solutions, right-sizing risk and driving value for her clients, advising boards, management teams and operators a broad range of mission-critical matters. Emma is a thought-leader who often speaks, writes and comments on technology, AI and data innovation as an industry, a product and a mind-set.

IAM Patent 1000 ranks Emma for her high performance in IP transactions. She is described as utilizing her “well-rounded patent and technology commercialization and data privacy skillset to assist marquee clients”. Emma is also recognized for being sensitive to clients’ risk profiles and the publication notes “she deftly negotiates deals in the fintech, data and cloud computing areas, among others.”