Alyssa Golay

Alyssa Golay

Washington, D.C.

Email alyssa.golay@​

Phone +1 202 637 3627

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Alyssa Golay provides practical and forward-thinking solutions to complex privacy and cybersecurity challenges.

Her practice focuses on health privacy, consumer privacy, and biometric laws. She works with multinational corporations engaging in complex transactions and entrepreneurs navigating the highly regulated health care, life sciences, and genomics industries.

Alyssa counsels clients on compliance with state, federal, and international data privacy laws and regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

She also advises clients on compliance programs, regulator investigations, policy developments, privacy by design, and incident response.

Education and admissions


J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2017

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, summa cum laude, 2013


Member, American Bar Association

Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


Representative experience

Helped global companies assess compliance with privacy laws in multiple countries.

Advised clients on privacy-related investigations and inquiries by the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights, Federal Trade Commission, and Congress.

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