Christine Xiao focuses her practice on intellectual property transactions, data privacy, and cybersecurity. She regularly reviews, drafts, and prepares online privacy policies, terms of use, and other externally-facing documents related to data collection and use for clients in a variety of sectors, such as retail, technology, and life sciences.  Christine also works on ongoing privacy compliance projects related to U.S. state and federal privacy laws as well as European privacy laws.  She is a contributor to the Team’s client alerts, including the series Countdown to State Law Privacy Compliance.  She is recognized by the IAPP as a certified information privacy professional for the U.S. (CIPP/US).

Prior to joining the firm, Christine worked as a research technician for Duke University Medical Center in the Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology.


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Honors & Awards

  • Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America (BL Rankings), Privacy & Data Security and Technology Law, 2023