Global Data Review Names Natasha Kohne to Its “Women in Data 2022”

(San Francisco) – Akin Gump is pleased to share that cybersecurity, privacy and data protection practice co-head Natasha Kohne has been named by Global Data Review to its Women in Data 2022.

The list spotlights women “at the cutting edge of legislation, regulation and technology around the world.” Candidates were selected on the basis of nominations, as well as GDR’s research.

GDR’s profile of Ms. Kohne touches on a number of topics related to her career and practice. Here are a few highlights:

  • Career highlights: “[They] include leading an office and working overseas in the UAE, one of the most globally connected countries in the world. It broadened my perspective as a lawyer in the data field and allowed me to better tackle new and emerging regulatory areas in data privacy and cybersecurity.”
  • Challenges in the field: “[T]he rapid pace of new and evolving regulations emerging globally, the volume of data and cross-border restrictions, the need for more talent and resources in the data field and the practical application of new regulations to businesses in transformation.”
  • Advice for aspiring data lawyers: “Do not be afraid to roll up your sleeves and learn new areas in technology. Tech is transforming virtually every industry and feeling more comfortable diving into unfamiliar territory is necessary to advance.”

To read the full profile, click here.