Kristin Bryan is a data privacy and cybersecurity litigator experienced in the resolution of complex disputes. She has represented clients nationwide before state and federal trial and appellate courts and in arbitrations and mediations.
Kristin has deep expertise defending clients in federal class action and multidistrict litigations concerning allegations that their practices violated federal and state privacy laws. This includes in the context of data breach and incident response litigation. As a natural extension of her experience litigating data privacy disputes, Kristin also provides practical, business-oriented privacy advice to a wide range of clients and has represented them in government investigations regarding their privacy practices.
Kristin is CIPP/US certified and routinely publishes and speaks on cutting-edge developments in data privacy and cybersecurity litigation. Kristin is currently the co-chair of the International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP)’s KnowledgeNet Chapter for Cleveland and on the IAPP’s Privacy Bar Advisory Board. She is a 2020-21 Vice Chair of the ABA TIPS Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee and managing editor of Squire Patton Boggs’ data privacy blog Consumer Privacy World.
Prior to joining the firm, Kristin worked at an international law firm in New York, specializing in Data Strategy & Security. During this time, she was recognized by the Legal Aid Society for her commitment to public service.