Cédric Burton is an associate in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s Brussels office, where he assists clients with all aspects of privacy and data protection, information technology, data security, advertising and marketing, and e-commerce laws.
Cédric has substantial experience advising companies on all facets of global, European, and Belgian privacy and data protection law. His privacy and data protection practice covers all sectors and includes a wide range of activities, such as:
Along with other members of the Brussels privacy and data security team, Cédric helped create the WSGR EU Data Protection Regulation Observatory, which tracks developments related to the EU legislative proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation.
Cédric was recognized as a «Leader in his Field – Associate to Watch» by Chambers Europe in 2012. He has authored many articles relating to privacy and data protection law and has spoken regularly on data-protection-related topics.
Prior to joining the firm, Cédric was an associate in the Brussels office of Hunton & Williams. Earlier in his career, he worked as a research fellow in privacy and data protection law at the Research Center on IT and Law (CRID) of the University of Namur (Belgium) and at the Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP) of Fordham University (New York). Cédric is fluent in French and English.
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