Christina O'Tousa focuses her practice on data privacy and cybersecurity. Working with clients across industry sectors, Christina advises clients on a wide range of compliance issues, including federal, state, and international data protection and privacy obligations, compliance program implementation, commercial agreements, and cross-border data transfers. Christina handles cybersecurity incident investigations and data breach response. She also defends clients in privacy litigation, including against consumer claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Christina served as a law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. During law school, she spent a semester externing in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Department of Justice and another semester counseling four early-stage entrepreneurial ventures in the Duke Law Start-Up Ventures Clinic.
Christina currently serves on the executive board of the American Constitution Society's D.C. Lawyer Chapter. As an undergraduate, Christina captained the Georgetown University women's soccer team. Her team reached numerous milestones, including an Elite Eight finish in the NCAA tournament.
- Duke University (J.D. 2017; Senior Articles Editor, Duke Law Journal); Georgetown University (B.A. in English and Anthropology cum laude 2013; Captain, Division I Women's Soccer)
- District of Columbia
- Extern, U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (Fall 2016); Law Clerk, U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, Criminal Division (Summer 2015)
- Law Clerk to Judge James S. Gwin, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (2018-2019)