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Katharine Campbell

Katharine (Kate) Campbell

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Katharine Campbell

Kate Campbell is a member of the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity and Technology & Digital Business practice groups. She holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US), Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Kate’s practice focuses on advising clients in a wide array of matters related to cybersecurity, data privacy, technology strategy, licensing and procurement, and artificial intelligence. She also assists clients with due diligence in these areas for M&A transactions. Kate counsels clients on compliance with city, state, federal and international privacy laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (EU) (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other state privacy laws in Virginia, Utah, Connecticut and Colorado. Kate assists her clients with establishing AI governance, including monitoring emerging AI laws in the United States and globally, data privacy programs, information security programs, information handling, incident response plans and subsidiary information technology and security standards and policies. Her work also includes data breach prevention and data breach response and remediation, with significant experience assisting law firms through security incidents. Kate also supports clients through litigation related to cybersecurity and data privacy. In the constantly evolving data privacy and AI space, Kate works with clients to create adaptive and practical internal programs and policies that allow clients to prepare for future changes in the law.

Prior to joining Godfrey & Kahn, Kate practiced in the litigation departments of top firms in Washington D.C., Chicago and Los Angeles. She has extensive experience in deceptive trade practice claims, the Lanham Act and general business-related litigation. During law school, Kate was the Executive Senior Editor of the Southern California Law Review. She was also a judicial extern for the Honorable Stephen Hillman of the US District Court, Central District of California. 

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District of Columbia


Court Admissions

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, District of District of Columbia
United States District Court, Eastern District of California
United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Northern District of California
United States District Court, Southern District of California
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin


Women in Technology, Wisconsin Southeast Region, Board Member and WIT4Girls Co-chair


Juris Doctor, University of Southern California School of Law

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Pomona College

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Milwaukee, WI
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