The SH Gong Law Firm provides legal counseling on Global Privacy, Data Security, and Information Governance matters for technology businesses and multinational corporations in Silicon Valley.
We have significant in-house experience working at leading companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. We focus on delivering comprehensive and integrated solutions with our holistic, pragmatic, cost-effective and highly-responsive approach.
We take great pride in serving our clients with the highest standards of excellence, professionalism and results-driven advisory services.
Our Privacy, Data Security, and Information Governance advisory services are tailored to help our clients demonstrate compliance and accountability to internal and external stakeholders. We work with our clients to develop effective strategies and cost-effective implementation plans for compliance programs built on our sound knowledge of the relevant laws and extensive corporate experience.
Our service offerings include the following focus areas:
GDPR Readiness & Compliance
Advising on the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) requirements, including the analysis and mapping of employee, customer, vendor and other business partner data flows
Privacy Shield Readiness & Compliance
Advising on EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework requirements for the transfer of personal data from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States in support of transatlantic commerce
Drafting and negotiating privacy and security provisions in legal contracts to address data security, data collection and sharing obligations
Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)
Advising on tools and methodologies to analyze how personal information is collected, used, shared, maintained and protected, to evaluate the privacy and security implications of new and existing products, systems and programs
Policies and Procedures
Developing clear global privacy and data security policies and procedures governing the collection, use, processing, sharing, storage and protection of sensitive data
Employee Awareness and Education
Preparing impactful privacy training materials and live/online training delivery to convey the importance of privacy throughout the organization
Conducting adequacy and compliance assessments of data collection, use and sharing practices and data transfers, including reviews of third-party audits, seals and certifications
Data Breach Response Plan
Advising on the design and development of data breach response plans to handle breaches of personal information
Attorney at Law
Sue Gong is an accomplished legal, privacy, security, compliance, and business attorney and consultant, with substantial multidisciplinary and international experience leading diverse teams at market-leading technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Her broad and varied in-house roles include: Director of Corporate Responsibility, Global Compliance Director and Senior Counsel, IRS Audit Manager, Transfer Pricing Manager and Senior Financial Analyst at large publicly-listed corporations in Silicon Valley, California.
Sue holds multiple professional certifications in privacy, compliance, risk management, audit, fraud, and program management, as well as advanced degrees and certificates in law, business, taxation and security.
Sue has a deep passion for privacy, security and emerging technologies, and their impact on business, government and society. Sue currently serves as co-chair for the IAPP-KnowledgeNet San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and is on the SCCE San Francisco Regional Planning Committee.
- Golden Gate University School of Law: LLM Taxation; LLM International Legal Studies
- Stanford University: Certificate in International Security; Certificate in Advanced Project Management
- San Jose State University: MBA; MS Taxation; Advanced Certificate in International Taxation
- University of London: LLB Honors; BA Honors, Indonesian & Malay Studies; Diploma in Education
- International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP): CIPP/US, CIPP/G, CIPP/E, CIPP/CA, CIPP/A; CIPT; CIPM; FIP (all IAPP certifications)
- The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA): CIA; CRMA; CCSA
- Association of Fraud Examiners (ACFE): CFE
- Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE): CCEP, CCEP-I
- Licensed California Attorney
- Solicitor, England & Wales
- American Bar Association
- Bar Association of San Francisco
- International Bar Association
- State Bar of California
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SH Gong Law Firm
1250 Borregas Avenue #82
Sunnyvale, California 94089
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