Greenberg Traurig’s CPRA Team

Gretchen A. Ramos

Global Co-Chair of the Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice
T: 415.655.1319 | GT Biography

Gretchen A. Ramos works with organizations to address their privacy, cybersecurity, and information management issues. As a creative problem-solver, Gretchen provides clients with practical business advice on compliance with state and federal U.S. laws, including the CPRA, CCPA, HIPAA, GLBA, TCPA, CAN-SPAM, and global privacy laws, such as the GDPR, ePrivacy Directive, in relation to their external and internal privacy and security procedures, data use and cross-border transfer contracting, product and app development, and advertising practices. Gretchen’s clients come from diverse industries, including technology (SaaS), healthcare and life sciences, financial services, ecommerce, retail, academic institutions and non-profits.

Jena M. Valdetero

Co-Chair, U.S. Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice
T: + 312.465.1025 | | GT Biography

Jena M. Valdetero advises clients on complex data privacy and security issues. She has led more than 1,000 data breach investigations. A litigator by background, Jena defends companies against privacy and data breach litigation, with an emphasis on class action lawsuits. She has designed and conducted dozens of data breach tabletop exercises to empower clients to respond effectively to a data security incident. She also counsels companies on data privacy and security compliance programs and advises on cyber risks associated with mergers and transactions. Jena also advises a diverse array of clients on compliance with existing and emerging privacy laws, including GDPR, CCPA, CPRA, GLBA, and HIPAA.

David A. Zetoony

Co-Chair, U.S. Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice
T: + 1 303.685.7425 | | GT Biography


David Zetoony focuses on helping businesses navigate data privacy and cyber security laws from a practical standpoint. David has helped hundreds of companies establish and maintain ongoing privacy and security programs, and he has defended corporate privacy and security practices in investigations initiated by the Federal Trade Commission, and other data privacy and security regulatory agencies around the world, as well as in class action litigation. David receives regular recognitions from clients and peers for his knowledge and experience in the fields of data privacy and security. The National Law Journal named him a “Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Trailblazer,” JD Supra recognized him four times as one of the most widely read names when it comes to data privacy, cyber security, or the collection and use of data, and Lexology identified him six times as the top “legal influencer” in the area of technology, media, and telecommunications in the United States, the European Union, and in the context of cross-border transfers of information

Darren Abernethy

Of Counsel
T: 415.655.1261 | | GT Biography


Darren J. Abernethy is a data privacy attorney with more than a decade of experience, including in AmLaw private practice in Washington, D.C. and as in-house counsel at startups and a leading privacy technology vendor. He advises clients on matters related to advertising technology, privacy, data breach management, and FTC best practices. Darren’s concentrations include CCPA, CPRA, GDPR /ePrivacy, digital advertising, direct marketing, and IP-related transactional matters.