Shea Leitch is an Attorney in Orrick’s Washington, D.C., office and a member of the eDiscovery & Information Governance and Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Groups.
In Shea’s eDiscovery & Information Governance practice, she has experience she working with clients on high-stakes litigation involving data preservation issues. In her Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice Shea focuses on data privacy, data security, and breach response. Shea also has experience in cutting-edge privacy litigation. Her clients are engaged in diverse industries including pharmaceuticals, technology, financial services, and industrial manufacturing and supply.
As a Certified Information Privacy Professional in both U.S. and European privacy law (CIPP/US and CIPP/E) and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Shea works with clients on compliance programs addressing multi-national rules, regulations, and best practices governing the collection, use, transfer and disclosure of personal information. She has also advised clients subject to regulatory investigations and litigation involving a spectrum of federal and state laws.
Shea is an active member of the IAPP and the Sedona Conference Working Group 11 – Data Security and Privacy Liability. She is a contributing author to Orrick’s cybersecurity and data privacy blog: Trust Anchor. Shea also helped to draft commentary regarding the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.