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Panel Discussion: The Journey to Becoming a Privacy Attorney

  • Hogan Lovells US LLP 4085 Campbell Avenue Menlo Park, CA, 94025 United States (map)

Please join the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Committee for a discussion where our panelists share their unique paths to being a privacy attorney.  Currently, privacy professionals are in high demand with opportunities in private practice, in-house, and with governmental entities.  Our panelists show that there are different ways to develop expertise and land one of these roles.   This discussion may be of particular interest to law students and junior attorneys with an interest in privacy.  The event and refreshments are generously sponsored by Hogan Lovells US LLP.

Speakers include: 

  • Hanley Chew, Of Counsel, Fenwick & West LLP (formerly a Vice President at Stroz Friedberg and an AUSA at multiple US Attorney's Offices)

  • Xiaoyan Zhang, Counsel, Reed Smith LLP (currently seconded with a client; formerly an engineer/hacker at HSBC USA)

  • Zerina Curevac, Privacy & Litigation Counsel, Eaze (formerly a Privacy & Cybersecurity Associate at Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Squire Patton Boggs)

  • Chaya Baliga, Associate Privacy Counsel, Google (formerly an Associate at Clyde & Co LLP)

  • Whitney Merrill, Privacy and Data Counsel, Brex (currently a Fellow with Internet Law & Policy Foundry; formerly a Privacy Counsel with Electronic Arts and an Attorney with the FTC)

Moderated by our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Committee Co-Chair: 

  • Christian Lee, Cooley LLP

Please RSVP here.