Kristen Mathews, CIPP/US


Morrison Foerster

Partner, Privacy + Data Security Practice Group

Kristen is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Global Privacy + Data Security Group. For more than 20 years, Kristen’s practice has focused on advising clients on the full spectrum of the most complex privacy and cybersecurity issues, including regulatory and compliance matters. She helps financial services and insurance businesses build and mature their cybersecurity programs, and she also provides counsel on direct marketing via text, voice, and e-mail and online, telematics, employee, and workplace privacy. An early leader in the privacy sphere, Kristen has developed comprehensive knowledge and long-term perspective, cultivated a client base across a broad range of industries, and established herself as one of the top lawyers in her field.  


Legal 500 has recognized Kristen for her singular work, inducting her into its Hall of Fame in the category of Cyber Law. 


Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Kristen led a group of 30 lawyers as head of the Privacy & Cybersecurity Group at another major global law firm.


Contributions by Kristen Mathews

  • U.S. State Privacy Laws: The Often-Overlooked Security Requirements
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2023