Francoise Gilbert – IT Law Group

Practice/Organization Description

Attorney, speaker and author of the two volume treatise Global Privacy & Security Law. Founder and Managing Director of the IT Law Group, a law firm headquartered in Silicon Valley.

I am passionate about the use and misuse of personal information. I help businesses address and comply with the complex patchwork of federal, state and foreign data protection laws, regulations, rulings and standards in their online and offline activities, in the cloud, and in their corporate and commercial transactions.

Typical projects include:

• Data flow audits;

• Privacy impact assessment and privacy audits;

• Cloud computing contracts;

• Development of company-wide compliance programs;

• Development of company-wide privacy and security policies and procedures;

• Privacy and security in corporate and commercial contracts; due diligence;

• Counseling on global data transfers;

• Structure and negotiation of agreements involving data protection issues, including outsourcing, cloud compting, licensing;

• Structuring data protection strategies for global expansion;

• Information security; security breaches;

• Training on privacy and security awareness

Admitted to practice law in the United States (IL and CA) and in France

Professional Associations & Memberships

Co-chair of the American Bar Association ePrivacy Committee, the PLI Privacy / Security Institute, and the Silicon Valley IAPP KnowledgeNet.

Honors and Awards

Chambers USA

Best Lawyers in America

Who's Who in ECommerce


Palo Alto, CA, United States

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