Elaine F. Harwell is senior counsel with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP in San Diego, California. She is an experienced business litigation attorney and a trained privacy professional. She is also the vice chair of the Meritas US/Canada Privacy and Data Security practice group. Elaine’s practice is focused on representing clients in cybersecurity and data privacy matters, including litigating business claims involving privacy issues, helping clients manage emerging risks, and advising on legal and regulatory issues. She has earned the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Elaine is also a frequent speaker and writer on legal issues surrounding privacy and data governance.