Justine Phillips

Job Title: Cyber Attorney
Organization: Baker McKenzie


Justine Phillips is Partner in Baker McKenzie’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group and is based in the Firm’s Los Angeles office. Justine focuses her practice on both proactive and reactive cybersecurity and data privacy services, representing clients in matters related to information governance, diligence in acquisitions and investments, incident preparedness and response, the California Consumer Privacy Act, privacy litigation, and cyber litigation. She provides actionable and practical guidance to help businesses manage data, technology, cyber threats, privacy, security and digital assets. As businesses navigate complex and far-reaching laws and regulations, Justine proactively creates compliance programs customized to client needs and budgets, including data mapping, vendor management, privacy and security by design, cyber risk management and mitigation, eWorkforce policies, data retention and destruction policies and implementation, consumer request workflows, cyber-awareness policies and trainings, and CCPA/CPRA readiness audits. She also provides reactive cyber services, including incident response, crisis management, privileged forensic investigations into business email compromises, data breaches and ransomware attacks, compliance with notice obligations to individuals and regulators, regulatory inquiries and investigations, and cyber litigation. Justine also handles employment litigation and counseling, as well as commercial litigation. As a co-author of the recently published “Data Privacy Program Guide: How to Build a Privacy Program that Inspires Trust,” CISO DRG Publishing, 2022, Justine frequently speaks and writes on privacy and cyber issues.