Professional Biography

Katie Hyman is widely experienced in international dispute resolution, including multijurisdictional, shore, and investor-state matters. In addition, she is a data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity specialist. She is dual-qualified as an English solicitor and New York attorney and is admitted as a special legal consultant in the District of Columbia.

Katie represents a variety of clients, including in the energy and telecoms industries, in high-value, complex international commercial arbitration proceedings under the major arbitral rules worldwide, and in investor-state arbitrations. Katie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is a CEDR-accredited commercial mediator. She accepts arbitrator and mediator appointments in addition to her practice as counsel and serves as a mediator for the DC Superior Court.

She advises clients in relation to commercial disputes in the English High Court and, in conjunction with local counsel, inshore jurisdictions, including the Caribbean and India.

Katie is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E and CIPP/US) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). She assists multinational clients, with a particular focus on the needs of start-ups, with the design and development of privacy-sensitive policies for the collection and use of personal data, with an increasing emphasis on the privacy aspects of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and ethical data use. She works with her clients to design, develop and implement compliance programs to meet the requirements of the GDPR, CCPA, and other privacy legislation and frameworks and to prepare for the evolution of cybersecurity and privacy laws.

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