Ann Killilea focuses her practice on privacy and data protection, and corporate commercial matters, including dispute resolution.
Leveraging more than 25 years of experience as senior in-house corporate counsel for Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) and its predecessor companies, Ann assists clients in identifying, assessing and remediating privacy and data protection risks. She focuses on customizing pragmatic approaches to privacy, data security and other information management compliance matters in the most efficient manner, and on advising on best practices that reflect a harmonization of international regulatory requirements.
Ann had previously served in a general counsel role at HP, Compaq and Digital, advising on commercial, organizational, legal and compliance matters, including strategic commercial and intellectual property licensing transactions. She managed legal support for and negotiated major divestitures as well as acquisitions and the integration of acquired entities. Before that, Ann served as in-house litigation managing attorney, managing intellectual property and antitrust litigation and other complex commercial litigation.
Earlier in her career, Ann was a senior associate with a national law firm based in Washington, DC, focusing on antitrust, intellectual property and complex commercial litigation. As part of that criminal and related civil class action litigation, she participated in appeals to the US circuit courts and to the US Supreme Court.