Gretchen Ramos, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, is an aggressive litigator with a long track record in complex commercial disputes. In addition to her prodigious legal skills, Gretchen brings a direct, no-nonsense approach to client service, and uses her creativity to simplify matters for in-house counsel with dozens of other cases – and little time – on their hands.
Gretchen is known for her ability to get to the heart of any dispute. She can quickly identify the key issues, eliminate the extraneous ones, and draw out a strategic roadmap that is both cost-effective and likely to succeed. Litigation is never an end in itself, and she will not hesitate to advise her clients if a case should be settled early. In addition to her extensive insurance coverage work, she has litigated cases involving bad faith, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, class actions, intellectual property, misappropriation, trade secret/unfair competition, unfair business practice claims. She has tried numerous cases to verdict, where appropriateIn addition to her litigation experience, Gretchen counsels companies on three continents in the rapidly growing field of privacy and data security. A Certified Information Privacy Professional in both the US and Europe, she is also thoroughly knowledgeable on data protection laws in Asia Pacific. She advises clients on a wide range of compliance issues, making sure policies and procedures are in place both to protect against data breaches and to deal with them should they occur, and to make sure clients have sufficient security in place to protect the data and support the privacy policies. She has published numerous articles and is frequently invited to speak on privacy and data security issues.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Gretchen A. Ramos