Maki Depalo

Maki Depalo

Alston & Bird LLP, Partner

Atlanta, Georgia

Maki's prior career in technology and global business experience gives her an inside track into her clients' complex enterprise-wide data privacy and cybersecurity needs. Maki DePalo is a client advocate and a problem solver who leverages more than a decade of technical leadership and international business experience as an integral component of her law practice. She advises clients on privacy and cybersecurity compliance, IP and technology transactions, and general corporate matters, enabling clients of various sizes and industries to successfully navigate new challenges in an ever-evolving legal landscape. Maki's background and experience in global business and technology provide her with unique insight into her clients' business objectives, resulting in practical legal counsel with actionable plans. Before receiving her J.D., Maki served as a technical and business transformation leader for one of the world's largest information technology and security services companies, delivering method-based consultation, solution design and enablement, and IT infrastructure service management while implementing cutting-edge hardware and software technologies across multiple industries. Maki received her J.D. from the Georgia State University College of Law, graduating summa cum laude. Maki received an M.S. in computer science from Indiana University Bloomington and a B.S. in business administration from Meiji University, Japan, with an emphasis on financial accounting.


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Alston & Bird LLP

  • Partner
    Jan 2020 ∼ Present 2 years
  • Senior Associate
    Jan 2017 ∼ Jan 2020 2 years
  • Associate
    Feb 2016 ∼ Jan 2017 11 months
Firm Prospects attorney tracking launched in 2015/2016. Prior employment history currently unavailable.


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