Frances Waldmann


Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

AI/ML Regulation and Governance, Data Privacy, Of Counsel

Frances Waldmann is of counsel in Gibson Dunn’s Los Angeles Office and a member of the firm’s Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Innovation and Artificial Intelligence practice groups. Her practice focuses on advising companies on a wide range of matters related to AI and other emerging technologies, including privacy and data regulatory litigation, enforcement, and product counseling representations.

Frances has substantial expertise advising technology-focused companies on global regulatory compliance with existing laws that affect AI-related technologies, such as the FTC Act, CCPA, GDPR, COPPA, state biometric privacy laws, and other federal, state, and international laws and regulations. She regularly represents clients in investigations and regulatory inquiries by the FTC, DOJ, and other U.S. and global government regulators, agencies, and bodies. Leveraging her international experience and her deep knowledge of the fast developing AI-related global legal and policy framework and emerging regulatory expectations, Frances also acts as a strategic advisor to clients in their development of AI-related products and services. She counsels clients across industries on navigating product design concerns and launches, privacy risk assessments, the development and implementation of policies and responsible corporate governance mechanisms, industry best practices and technical standards, and risk mitigation strategies.


Contributions by Frances Waldmann

  • Privacy Engineering Section Forum
    Forum Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2023