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Christine E. Lyon

Lyon, Christine E.


Palo Alto, (650) 813-5770


University of Iowa (B.A., 1996)
Stanford Law School (J.D., 1999)

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Christine Lyon’s practice focuses on privacy and employment law. Ms. Lyon assists clients in developing global strategies to comply with laws regulating the collection, use, disclosure, and transfer of personal information about their customers and employees. She also advises clients about privacy issues in cloud computing and social media, security breach notification requirements, laws regulating the use of personal data for direct marketing purposes, and workplace privacy issues.

Ms. Lyon counsels clients regarding all aspects of employment law, including compliance with California and federal employment laws, investigations of workplace complaints, and reductions in force. She regularly assists clients with multinational employment issues related to mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing transactions, and corporate restructuring.

Legal 500 US 2014 recommends Ms. Lyon in the area of privacy and data protection. She frequently writes and speaks on the topics of global data protection laws, workplace privacy issues, and data security laws. She is a co-editor of Global Employee Privacy and Data Security Law (BNA Books, 2011) and a member of the editorial board of the World Data Protection Report.

Global Employee Privacy and Data Security