Shea M. Leitch

Associate

Seattle
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Overview

Shea Leitch brings wide-ranging experience and proven skills to her privacy and data protection practice. She serves as a reliable counsel for clients in an array of industries, who seek her insight on everything from the development of enterprise-wide privacy and security compliance programs, to targeted guidance on discrete privacy and security issues. With CIPP/US and CIPP/E certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Shea provides knowledge of privacy and cybersecurity issues whether the client faces a compliance challenge, a security incident, litigation, or a regulatory enforcement matter.

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  • Conducted data protection impact assessment on artificial intelligence tool for international recruiting company.
  • Conducted interviews and workshops to create records of processing in compliance with Article 30 of the GDPR for  international hospitality company and international recruiting company.
  • Conducted consumer and attorney general security incident notice analysis for internet retailer and leading tech company.
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Experience

  • Conducted data protection impact assessment on artificial intelligence tool for international recruiting company.
  • Conducted interviews and workshops to create records of processing in compliance with Article 30 of the GDPR for  international hospitality company and international recruiting company.
  • Conducted consumer and attorney general security incident notice analysis for internet retailer and leading tech company.
  • Advised on privacy program governance structure, privacy notice requirements and issues of GDPR territorial scope.
  • Drafted privacy policies for non-profit organizations, hospitality company and app companies.
  • Designed incident response plan for financial institution.
  • Counseled multinational clients on effectuating permissible international data transfers and implementing appropriate safeguards.
  • Evaluated agreements with third parties for potential GDPR compliance issues.
  • Drafted data subject rights policies and procedures for various multinational clients.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Ohio
  • [Not admitted in Washington]

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, 2013; Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Managing Board
  • B.A., The Ohio State University, 2009, cum laude