Cynthia O'Donoghue


Reed Smith

Vice Chair, IP, Tech & Data

Cynthia leads the international area of Reed Smith's Data Privacy, Security and Management group as well as the London technology and outsourcing group. She advises clients on the interplay of new and emerging technology with worldwide data protection laws, specialising in strategic compliance programs, data and cyber security, and international data transfers, as well as on EU/US cross-border litigation and investigations. Her practice focuses on strategic compliance programs for the technology, financial services, life sciences and travel sectors, addressing the collection and use of data through social media, geolocation services, on-line behavioural advertising, cloud computing, apps and smart technology and e-commerce, and Big Data. Cynthia also advises on IT and business process outsourcing and IT-related transactions. Cynthia has been recognized by Chambers UK and Legal 500 for Information Technology and Data Protection.


Contributions by Cynthia O'Donoghue

  • Whatever Happened to Harmonisation?
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
  • UK data protection post-Brexit
    Privacy Tracker
  • Subject Access Rights: GDPR Implementation Guide
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017
  • Understanding Data Obligations and Risks in Emerging Technologies: VR and AR
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2017
  • Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Congress 2013