Gretchen A. Ramos is Global Co-Chair of the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice. Gretchen is a creative problem-solver that various large tech companies rely on to handle their most challenging data protection and AI issues. Clients appreciate not only her legal skills, but also her direct, no-nonsense approach in providing advice. She works closely with her clients to manage data and leverage its value in way that is in line with the complex regulatory landscape, instills consumer trust and delivers value to the business.
Gretchen has wide-ranging experience counseling organizations in various industries, including digital health, financial services, cryptocurrency, ecommerce, technology (SaaS), consumer products and academic institutions. She works with clients to undertake comprehensive privacy, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence risk assessments, and provides practical business advice on all aspects of their privacy, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence programs, including website compliance and advertising issues.
Gretchen regularly drafts and negotiates data processing and sharing contracts, is an expert on the cross-border contracting issues, and regularly assists clients in assessing privacy risks in corporate transactions and in relation to new products or services. She has managed hundreds of data breaches, and regularly assists clients prepare for, immediately respond, and determine their various notification requirements.
Gretchen defends companies facing FTC and other regulatory investigations, and individual and class action claims involving privacy, information security, and consumer protection.
- CCPA, CPA, CTDPA, UCPA, VCDPA, GLBA, HIPAA, CMIA, COPPA
- EU GDPR, UK GDPR, LGPD, PIPL, Quebec Law 25
- Cross-border transfer mechanisms - EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework, SCCs, UK IDTA, Binding Corporate Rules, APEC CBPR, and TIAs
- ePrivacy Directive, PECR, TCPA, CAN-SPAM
- FTC CIDs, State Attorney General investigations