Emily Mahoney


Emily is an Associate on our Privacy and Data Security team.

Emily has multi-jurisdictional expertise on data protection, privacy, and intellectual property law. She regularly advises world leading technology companies on GDPR compliance including for new products or services and on commercial arrangements involving personal data. Emily advises on lawful access to communications, data retention and related privacy issues to assist companies’ engagement with regulators and law enforcement around the globe, assists clients on their dealings with data protection authorities and helps when a personal data breach has occurred. Emily also advises online service providers on content regulation and related online intermediary matters.

Prior to joining Mason Hayes & Curran, Emily worked at leading international law firms in the US, UK and Asia. Emily is qualified as an attorney-at-law in the U.S.


  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media Law

Representative Matters

  • Assisting a number of companies in a broad range of sectors, including financial services and insurance providers, on establishing and maintaining comprehensive data governance frameworks and policies, including in relation to cross-border transfer of personal data and engagement of third party service providers
  • Advising leading technology companies on various regulatory investigations under the GDPR.
  • Advising leading technology companies on regulatory and law enforcement matters.
  • LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise

Commercial Contracts & Sourcing Media & Telecoms Technology Law Privacy & Data Security General Data Protection Regulation

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association

American Society of International Law

New York State Bar Association

Dublin Chamber of Commerce


Connecticut College, BA (Hons), Multicultural Studies, French

London School of Economics and Political Science, MSc (Merit), Sociology

Northeastern University School of Law, JD

SOAS University of London, LLM (Distinction), International Law

Law Society of Ireland, Certificate in Data Protection Practice