Cecilia is a data privacy associate in the Strategic Transactions & Licensing group.
Cecilia advises clients on a variety of domestic and international data privacy, cybersecurity, and compliance issues. She also advises on data privacy and security issues in venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and IPOs.
Cecilia represents emerging company clients across industry sectors, from consumer internet, consumer products, ad tech, health tech, consumer genetic, financial technology, and software and SaaS industries, as well as a number of leading venture capital firms. Cecilia has experience guiding clients through compliance with various privacy and cybersecurity laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), HIPAA, COPPA and complex cross-jurisdictional data privacy matters.
Cecilia is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), holding the U.S. private-sector certification (CIPP/US) and the EU data protection certification (CIPP/E), both granted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). The CIPP designations are the global standard in privacy certification, and demonstrate a strong foundation in U.S. and EU private-sector privacy laws and regulations.
- University of Washington School of Law, J.D.
- University of Washington, B.A., English
- CIPP/US Certified
- CIPP/E Certified