Overview


Wendy Zhang focuses her practice on privacy and cybersecurity matters. Wendy provides compliance advice and guidance on the impact of evolving domestic and international privacy regimes. She has experience advising clients on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), China’s Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”) and Data Security Law, and other data security and privacy laws and regulations, including the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Regulation S-P, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and data breach notification laws.

Wendy is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the United States.

Results


  • Assisted home appliance and device company in developing a compliance roadmap under China’s PIPL and Data Security Law
  • Advised connected car and electronics company on global privacy and data security compliance issues in connection with the development of advanced driver-assistance systems and other connected car technologies
  • Advised digital health clients on HIPPA and state data privacy and security law compliance in connection with digital product and service development and launch
  • Assisted financial services client in agriculture industry in investigating and responding to a regulator examination regarding disclosure of information, which resulted in the regulator closing the matter without further inquiry
  • Advised clients across a broad range of industries on CCPA compliance issues, including data mapping, updating privacy policies, developing consumer request procedures, and reviewing third-party contract terms
  • Advised a cryptocurrency company on compliance with privacy and cybersecurity regulations, including Securities and Exchange Commission regulations, the Federal Trade Commission regulations, and state securities and virtual currency regulations

Recognitions


  • Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award, Bar Association of San Francisco, 2014

Community


  • Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles Associates Advisory Board, member

Credentials


Education
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, JD, 2018
University of California, Berkeley, BA, 2015

Courts/Agencies
United States District Court for the Central District of California
United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
United States District Court for the Southern District of California

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