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Sherry Xiaoxuan Ding is a Data Privacy & Cybersecurity associate in Greenberg Traurig’s San Francisco office. Sherry advises clients with creative strategies in addressing cross-border privacy and data security compliance issues under regulatory regimes in EU, U.S., and APAC regions, with a focus on international data transfer. Sherry has designed and implemented privacy governance programs for clients of various sizes against privacy frameworks such as the GDPR, APEC CBPR/PRP Systems, CCPA, the EDAA/IAB Europe OBA Framework, and the China Cybersecurity Law. Sherry’s experience extends to transactional agreements such as data processing agreements, as well as data privacy and information security related provisions in intellectual property (IP) licensing and technology service agreements, in addition to performing privacy impact assessment/DPIA and risk assessments, and monitoring and responding to individual rights requests.

Sherry also has experience with corporate mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, as well as joint venture related cross border deals.


  • Cross-border data transfer and data processing agreements
  • EU GDPR and ePrivacy Compliance
  • APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System and APEC Privacy Recognition for Processors System
  • China Cybersecurity Law and PIPL compliance
  • Digital advertising and ad tech
  • Privacy and security gap assessments privacy programs and policies development (data inventory, vendor management, data retention)



  • Advised Fortune 100 cloud infrastructure service provider with GDPR compliance issues and privacy compliance program design.°
  • Provided CCPA compliance guidance startups companies offering emerging technologies such as Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and digital marketing on a global landscape.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Ding prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Certifications
    • U.S. Private-Sector (CIPP/US)
    • Europe (CIPP/E)
    • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)
    • Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)
  • TrustArc (formerly TRUSTe)

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), 2016-Present
  • Volunteer, Worker’s Rights Group / Tenant’s Rights Group, Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center, 2014-Present


  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law
    • High Tech Law Certificate, with honors
    • Editor, Journal of International Law
  • B.A., Renmin University of China
  • California
  • Chinese (Mandarin), Native