Christine E. Lyon Esq.

Morrison & Foerster LLP
Lyon, Christine E.

Christine Lyon is a Partner in the Palo Alto office of Morrison & Foerster LLP. Ms. Lyon's practice focuses on privacy and employment law. She assists clients in developing global strategies to comply with laws regulating the collection, use, disclosure, and transfer of personal information about their customers and employees. She also advises clients about privacy issues in cloud computing and social media, security breach notification requirements, laws regulating the use of personal data for direct marketing purposes, and workplace privacy issues.

Ms. Lyon counsels clients regarding all aspects of employment law, including compliance with California and federal employment laws, investigations of workplace complaints, and reductions in force. She regularly assists clients with multinational employment issues related to mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing transactions, and corporate restructuring.

She frequently writes and speaks on the topics of global data protection laws, workplace privacy issues, and data security laws. 

Ms. Lyon received her B.A. from the University of Iowa and her J.D. from Stanford Law School.

She is an Editor of the Bloomberg BNA treatise Global Employee Privacy and Data Security Law.