Dominique Shelton Leipzig

Partner, Privacy & Security, Perkins Coie LLP and recognised as ‘Woman Leader in Tech Law’

Privacy and cybersecurity attorney Dominique Shelton Leipzig co-chairs the firm’s Ad Tech Privacy & Data Management group. She provides strategic privacy and cyber-preparedness compliance counseling, and defends, counsels and represents companies on privacy, global data security compliance, data breaches and investigations with an eye towards helping clients avoid litigation. A former litigator for 22 years, her compliance counseling includes defending companies under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, attorneys general offices and other regulatory and government authorities. Through these actions and related litigations where she provides subject matter leadership, Dominique is able to advise companies on best practices in privacy, cybersecurity, data, mobile, cloud storage, Ad Tech privacy, Internet of Things, cyber preparedness and other areas of regulatory compliance.

Dominique frequently conducts trainings for senior leadership, corporate boards and audit committees regarding risk identification and mitigation in the areas of privacy and cyber.

Recognized as a “Woman Leader in Tech Law” by The Recorder and as one of the most influential lawyers in digital media and e-commerce law by the Los Angeles Business Journal, Dominique has deep experience advising publicly traded and privately held companies in healthcare and med tech, media, entertainment, e-commerce, financial services and other industries. She leads companies in legal assessments of data security, cyber preparedness and compliance with such regulations as the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), HIPAA, the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.


My Sessions

US Privacy: The Year for Change?

The US privacy landscape is currently fragmented. With nearly half of the States planning to introduce new privacy bills in the first half of 2020 but having to postpone them due to Covid-19. These are likely to pick up once the vaccines are rolled out. The panel will look at the future of privacy for the US now the Democrats have gained power of the Whitehouse, whether this will be a game-changer for Privacy and it will be pushed higher up the agenda.

Host
  • Joe Tidy, Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News
Speakers
  • James A. Trilling, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Federal Trade Commission
  • Dominique Shelton Leipzig, Partner, Privacy & Security, Perkins Coie LLP and recognised as‘ Woman Leader in Tech Law’
  • Jeff Gary, Policy Director, Institute for Technology Law & Policy, Georgetown Law
  • David Blaskowsky, Strategy and Regulatory Affairs, HeliosData