Sheri Porath Rockwell
Senior Managing Associates, Sidley Austin LLP
Sheri Porath Rockwell focuses on privacy and cybersecurity law, as well as complex commercial litigation. She advises companies on privacy compliance and corporate data protection programmes, including compliance with federal and state privacy laws. Sheri is also a member of Sidley’s California Consumer Privacy Litigation Task Force, a dedicated group of lawyers focused on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), counselling clients on how to mitigate litigation risks. Sheri regularly counsels businesses about compliance with the CCPA and CPRA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and other state and federal privacy laws. She is an International Association of Privacy Professionals Certified Information Privacy Professional/US and regularly blogs and delivers presentations regarding emerging domestic privacy law. Sheri serves as the chair of the Privacy Law Section of the California Lawyers Association, which she helped found.
Sheri has experience in litigating a variety of complex commercial matters, including copyright, trademark and right of publicity actions, commercial class actions, complex real estate actions and contract disputes. She has litigated in federal and state court and in arbitration and mediation settings. Additionally, Sheri has successfully negotiated with state and federal regulators to avert and settle administrative proceedings.