Privacy and Data Protection


Libby Weingarten is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she advises companies on a broad range of U.S. and international privacy, consumer protection, and data security issues. She has experience defending major corporations facing FTC investigations relating to consumer protection and has responded to regulatory inquiries and conducted internal investigations in high-profile data security breaches.

Libby counsels clients on existing privacy laws, including Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, the CAN-SPAM Act, and state data breach notification laws, and she helps them develop policy positions and strategies to respond to new regulations. She also works with clients to develop privacy programs and policies and to assist in privacy due diligence for acquisitions.

Prior to joining the firm, Libby worked in the privacy and data security practice at another major law firm in Washington, D.C.

  • J.D., Duke University School of Law
    Cum Laude; Recipient, Faculty Graduation Award for Intellectual Property and Technology Law; Articles and Commentaries Editor, Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy; Content Editor, Duke Law and Technology Review
  • B.A., Stanford University
    With Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Bar of the District of Columbia
  • Virginia State Bar

Contact Information

1700 K Street NW
Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Phone | 202-973-8861

Email | Libby

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