Yoko Riat is an associate in the firm’s Paris office, where she is a member of K&L Gates' Data Protection, Privacy, and Security and Technology Transactions and Sourcing practice groups.
Prior to joining the firm, Yoko served as an information technology and data privacy law associate for a French Law firm. Through this role, Yoko practiced with regard to litigation and counselling matters related to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, French Supervisory Authority (CNIL) investigations, website compliance (data protection policy, cookies policy, consent management module), audits, privacy impact assessments, exercise of data subjects’ rights, and data breach notifications.
With this firm, Yoko also had the opportunity to assist a Middle East Bank as an externalized Data Protection Officer.
She also a completed an internship within the French Supervisory Authority (CNIL) and a global digital marketing company.