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Matthew Staples

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

Matthew Staples is a partner in the Austin office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Matt advises companies in a number of industries regarding privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, and other information security issues. Having worked extensively on privacy and data security matters since 2004, Matt possesses a depth of experience that allows him to help clients comply with numerous laws, regulations, self-regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best practices applicable to their collection, use, disclosure, transfer, and other processing of data.

He helps clients navigate issues arising from novel and innovative data practices by offering practical risk assessments and pragmatic advice. Matt’s experience as a transactional lawyer allows him to address privacy, data security, and other matters relating to data in the context of various transactions.

He helps our clients address these issues in the context of mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, securities offerings, outsourcing transactions, strategic alliances, and other corporate transactions, as well as in outsourcing agreements, services arrangements, vendor agreements, and other commercial transactions.

Matt’s experience includes representation of companies ranging in size from newly formed start-ups to large, multinational public companies in numerous industries.The International Association of Privacy Professionals has designated Matt as a Certified Information Privacy Professional.


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
    Executive Editor, California Law Review; Senior Executive Editor, Berkeley Business Law Journal; Managing Editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal; Fellow, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology
  • B.S., Biology, Washington State University
    Summa Cum Laude; Recipient, Presidential Scholarship; Recipient, S. Town Stephenson Award, University Honors College; Member, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies


  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Business Law (Privacy and Data Security Committee and Committee on Electronic Commerce)
  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Science and Technology Law (E-Privacy Law Committee and Information Security Committee)
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association


  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Washington
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


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