Shannon Yavorsky


Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe


Shannon K. Yavorsky is a leading authority on United States (U.S.) and European data privacy and security issues. She is uniquely qualified in California, England and Wales and Ireland and helps clients navigate the increasingly complex global privacy and data security regulatory landscape.

Shannon advises clients on a broad range of United States (U.S.) and European data privacy and cybersecurity issues, including emerging issues surrounding the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the e-Privacy Directive. Shannon helps clients undertake comprehensive privacy and cybersecurity assessments worldwide, evaluates privacy and security risks in corporate transactions and drafts and negotiate data-related vendor and arrangement contracts. She also counsels clients on cross-border data transfers, data breaches and developing global privacy compliance programs. She has significant experience with model contract clauses, privacy policies, website terms and conditions, data processing agreements and privacy and security issues in corporate transactions.


Contributions by Shannon Yavorsky

  • Privacy Impact Assessment Best Practices under the CCPA and GDPR
    Speaker at In-Person San Francisco KnowledgeNet: April 25, 2023
  • Privacy Bar Section Forum
    Forum Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022
  • Legal's To-Do List for Cybersecurity
    Speaker at Virtual San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley KnowledgeNet: June 23, 2021
  • Leveraging GDPR to Comply With CCPA
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Data Subject Rights Around the World: Comparison between GDPR, CCPA, and PIPEDA
    Speaker at Baltimore KnowledgeNet: December 6, 2018