Susan Hintze, CIPP/US, CIPT, FIP


Hintze Law

Managing Partner

Susan Lyon-Hintze is Partner and Founder of Hintze Law PLLC, a law firm focused exclusively on privacy and security law matters. Ms. Lyon-Hintze[1] counsels clients from start-ups to large tech and e-commerce companies on international data protection issues. Her work includes defending companies on matters before the FTC and other regulators, providing strategic counsel to companies and trade associations on industry standards and regulatory and legislative policy, conducting privacy due diligence in corporate transactions, helping clients build and maintain their privacy and security programs, conducting privacy reviews, and leading breach response. 

Ms. Lyon-Hintze formerly served as in-house privacy counsel with Microsoft Corp. Prior to Microsoft she was lead privacy counsel at Dell, Inc. Her last big law job was co-chair of Cooley’s privacy and security group.

Ms. Lyon-Hintze is a long-time member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, a member of IAPP’s Training Advisory Board, and an active Advisory Board Member to the American Law Institute’s Restatement Third on Information Privacy Principles. 

[1] Pronounced LIE-in-HINT-zee.


Contributions by Susan Hintze

  • Keeping the Kids in Mind: How Everyone Can Address Children's Privacy Now
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2023
  • Conversation with DHS Under Secretary for Policy, Robert Silvers
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2022
  • Member of Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board 2021 - 2022
  • Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020 - Canceled
  • Talking Tech for Privacy Pros: Encryption, Blockchain, Anonymization, and More!
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019