Speaker Profile

Liisa Thomas
Partner and Lead, Privacy and Cybersecurity Team / Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Liisa Thomas is a partner at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, where she leads the privacy and cybersecurity practice group, helping clients navigate data breach disclosure issues, use emerging interactive advertising techniques, and create compliant security programs.

Ms. Thomas is also an adjunct professor in Northwestern University Law School, and formerly taught privacy courses at several other Chicago-area law schools, including her alma mater, the University of Chicago. She is vice-chair of the board of trustees of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and chair of the CSO’s Negaunee Music Institute Board.

Additionally, Ms. Thomas is the author of Thomas on Data Breach: A Practical Guide to Handling Worldwide Data Breach Notification.