Fernando Bohorquez is a forward-thinking, problem-solving, and innovative attorney who handles commercial, intellectual property, and bankruptcy litigation as well as business disputes. Currently the Litigation Group Coordinator for BakerHostetler’s New York office, Fernando has deep knowledge and experience with all phases of civil litigation, managing large scale cases in high-profile and high-pressure environments. He leverages these skills sets as well as his networks inside and outside of the firm to advise a variety of emerging tech startup and social media clients on business law, intellectual property, online advertising, and privacy and data security.
He is a frequent speaker on social media and digital marketing, privacy and data security, electronic discovery, and law firm diversity initiatives. He has published several articles and blogs on online advertising and marketing, internet-related intellectual property issues, and electronic discovery, including regularly contributing to the BakerHostetler’s Data Privacy Monitor and IP Intelligence blogs. Fernando is also certified as an Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Fernando Bohorquez is a forward-thinking, innovative attorney who provides clients with holistic 360 advice that solves problems, provides business guidance and mitigates litigation and regulatory risk. With his unique combination of litigation experience, privacy knowledge and deep familiarity with each client’s business, Fernando provides pragmatic, integrated and strategic counsel in developing new products and services, implementing regulatory compliance plans and drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, while navigating the constantly evolving data privacy and intellectual property technology landscape and resolving commercial litigation disputes.
Currently serving as the New York Litigation Leader, Fernando has a deep knowledge and experience with all phases of civil litigation, managing large-scale cases in high-profile and high-pressure environments. He leverages these skill sets, as well as his extended networks inside and outside the firm, to serve as a trusted adviser to a variety of technology and adtech companies on business law, contracts, litigation, intellectual property, digital advertising and privacy and data security. He is a frequent speaker on digital advertising, privacy and data security, electronic discovery and law firm diversity initiatives, and has published several articles and blogs on online advertising and marketing, Internet-related intellectual property issues and electronic discovery. Fernando is presently a partner-in-residence for the Cross-Measurement Council of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).
Fernando is also deeply committed to civic engagement, public service and the New York City community. He was nominated by the President of the New York City Bar to serve as the City Bar’s representative on the board of the New York Community Trust, which is responsible for over $200 million in annual grants to over 5,000 NYC non-profits. Fernando also serves on the Conflicts of Interest Board of New York City, which oversees the ethics laws applicable to all New York City government officials and employees. He serves and has served on several non-profit boards, focusing his time on pipeline efforts developing and mentoring the next generation of diverse civic leaders and the civil rights of the Latinx and immigrant community. Consistent with these commitments, Fernando is a member and former co-chair of the New York office’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee and serves as an Advisory Board member to the firm’s Inclusion and Diversity Council.