Hadrian Luo is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Luo is a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department and concentrates his practice on data privacy and cybersecurity.

Mr. Luo represents companies in complex litigation involving data privacy and cybersecurity issues. He defends technology companies in high-stake regulatory investigations and inquiries concerning privacy and cybersecurity before the US and international government regulators and agencies. Mr. Luo also counsels technology companies on product related issues involving data privacy. In addition, Mr. Luo advises companies on cybersecurity risks and incident response.

Mr. Luo maintains an active pro bono practice. His pro bono experiences include preparing an amicus brief for a monumental Supreme Court case on LGBTQ rights, defending the civil and constitutional rights of workers who were subject to the biggest immigration raid in recent history in a class action, filing a law suit against human traffickers on behalf of the victims, and representing victims of domestic violence in seeking immigration relief.

Mr. Luo was a Mordecai Scholar at Duke Law School. During law school, he served as the inaugural Membership Editor of Duke Law Journal in charge of increasing diversity among the journal membership. Mr. Luo also holds a Harvard Law School Executive Education certificate on Computer Science for Lawyers.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Luo was a judicial intern for Judge James Wynn of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, a legal extern at the ACLU in Washington, DC, and worked at two other leading international law firms in New York City.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2018
    cum laude
  • BA in Political Science, Yale University, 2015
    cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)