Debra Innocenti-Placette

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Bio

Debra has been named a Tech Titan by the San Antonio Business Journal and a VIP Geek by Geekdom. WOAI has called her one of the top Internet and cyber lawyers in the state. She maintains a diverse transactional and litigation practice for emerging companies in the technology and Internet-related industries, and she uses her tech acumen to assist non-tech clients navigate the complex, new-world legal issues presented by emerging technologies. Prior to her legal career, she was a professor at St. Mary’s University.

In connection with her corporate practice, Debra counsels entrepreneurs on start-up ventures, including entity selection and formation, financing, IP protection, and data monetization. For existing and scaling businesses, she assists with compliance and commercial transactions related to e-commerce, data privacy and security, data management and cloud migration, social media, and electronic marketing and e-communication.

Debra brings practical technological tools to bear in her litigation practice, effectively managing dockets of hundreds of lawsuits throughout the country by streamlining processes and consolidating data to help clients make smart, informed decisions. She assists clients and other lawyers navigate e-discovery and computer forensics, which in today’s data-rich era of mobile devices and the Internet of Things (“IoT”) can be critical to obtaining successful outcomes in litigated matters. She also defends clients’ rights in technology-related litigation, including such new areas as cyber defamation, cyber bullying, and online harassment.

F7, 110 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
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License
State
Tx
Licensed Since
2004
Associations
Name
American Bar Association
Position
Science & Technology Law Section, Social Media Committee, Open Source Software Committee, Cloud Computing Committee
Board of Directors, Council Chair, Area Business Councils
Work Experience
Company Name
Innocenti Jones, PLLC
Strasburger Price, LLP
St. Mary’s University
Title
Partner
Partner
Instructor of English & Literature
From
2016
2004
1997
To
2018
2016
2001
Education
School
The University of Texas Law School
Sarah Lawrence College
Our Lady of the Lake University
Degree
Justice Defense, Cum Laude
MFA
BA, Summa Cum Laude
Graduated
2004
1995
1993