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Leila Javanshir


Leila is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP-US) and a member of DLA Piper's data privacy, protection, and security team. Leila assists with matters involving privacy, data security, vendor contracting, and federal and state regulatory compliance. A significant part of Leila’s practice includes providing privacy compliance advice and drafting consumer-facing privacy policies and terms that comply with applicable privacy and data protection frameworks.

Leila has extensive knowledge and experience with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography And Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM). She also guides many of her clients through data security incidents to ensure their compliance with state notification laws.

As a law student, Leila volunteered as a legal advocate with the University of Washington’s Immigrant Families Advocacy Project, where she assisted in obtaining U visas for her clients.

Prior to law school, Leila worked as a patent paralegal at an international law firm and served as a paralegal and investigator assistant with the King County Department of Public Defense.

Bar admissionsWashington
  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law 2019
    magna cum laude
  • B.A., Western Washington University 2010
    cum laude

Memberships And Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)