Kristen N. Bertch

Kristen N. Bertch

ASSOCIATE
kbertch@wtplaw.com
BALTIMORE
T: 410.347.8745
F: 410.223.4176



Ms. Bertch counsels clients on a broad range of cybersecurity and data privacy matters, financial services, corporate governance and transactional matters, including initial public offerings and capital raising efforts. Additionally, she provides advice on topics such as blockchain technologies, opt-in and opt-out policies, data breach laws, GDPR, the CCPA and the laws as they apply to data privacy and data security practices. Ms. Bertch currently holds a Certified Information Privacy Professional ("CIPP") Certification from IAPP.
 
In addition to her law firm experience, Ms. Bertch has participated in internships with the FTC’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection and the Future of Privacy Forum, a DC-based think tank dedicated to advancing principled data practices in support of emerging technologies.

She also advises clients regarding compliance and regulatory filing needs with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regulations, and with federal securities law.
PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS
Speaker, NAPHSIS Systems & Interoperability Workshop, HIPAA & Vital Records, October 8, 2019 

Co-Author, Law Journal Newsletters: Cybersecurity Law & Strategy, Know Your Tech, March 19, 2019

Co-Author, Bloomberg Law, INSIGHT: Enforcing the Crypto Freeze, September 28, 2018

Credited, California Law Review Online: Vol. 7, Incomprehensible Discrimination, March 2017

Credited, Notre Dame Law Review: Vol. 92:2, The Privacy Policymaking of State Attorneys General, 2016

Credited, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-2, Risk and Anxiety: A Theory of Data Breach Harms, December 14, 2016