Katherine Bravo has experience advising clients on state, federal and international privacy and data security laws. Her broad-based privacy and technology practice encompasses privacy compliance, litigation and incident response.
She regularly advises clients on privacy and security compliance matters involving Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), and sector-specific federal laws including the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). She has in-depth knowledge of state privacy laws covering biometric information including the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Her practice additionally includes advising clients on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and other industry-agnostic laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). Katherine assists clients in assessing legal obligations and risks with regard to these laws, including developing company-wide privacy programs, drafting privacy and retention policies, and reducing risk associated with cross-border data transfers.
Having worked as a law clerk at the Federal Trade Commission in the Division of Privacy & Identity Protection, and also as a legal intern for a multibillion-dollar social networking platform and payment processor, Katherine is skilled in analyzing potential legal risks for clients across various industries – especially telecommunication, fintech, e-commerce and internet companies. Her background enables her to skillfully solve operational challenges and assist in product design behind technologies to assist clients in complying with their internal and external policies as well as the law.
In addition, Katherine is familiar with both domestic and international data breach notification laws, and has experience in assessing potential data breaches as well as analyzing breach notification obligations.
*Licensed as shown under Admissions; not licensed to practice in Utah.
Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Katherine was an associate at a law firm based in Los Angeles. She has extensive experience in the privacy and security field and worked as a law clerk at the Federal Trade Commission in the Division of Privacy & Identity Protection. She has also served as a legal intern for a multibillion-dollar social networking platform and payment processor.
- American University Washington College of Law (J.D., 2018)
- Eastern Washington University (B.A., cum laude, 2014)
- Political Science
- International Association of Privacy Professionals
- Hispanic National Bar Association
- HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute (IPLI), Hispanic National Bar Association (June 2017)