Camila counsels corporate clients on a variety of matters with an international focus, including privacy and data security, public policy, and consumer litigation.
As head of Shook’s International Data Privacy Task Force, Camila handles regulatory and transactional matters relating to privacy and data security, including preparing policies and incident response plans, conducting training programs, and otherwise complying with specific requirements relating to the collection, use, transfer, and sharing of personal data. She has also worked on developing and implementing global compliance programs as well as advising on the response to government enforcement actions.
Camila works on the defense of claims relating to products liability, consumer protection, and commercial matters. As a fluent Spanish speaker, Camila’s focus is on Latin America, where she serves as coordinating counsel for the defense of civil and consumer litigation in several jurisdictions.
Camila has experience serving as commercial counsel, including on secondment to the Latin American in-house legal department of a Fortune 50 company, where she drafted and negotiated commercial agreements relating to transactions in several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Publications and Presentations
Co-Presenter, GDPR: What Litigators Should Know, ABA Webinar, March 8, 2018 (with Melia Archie and David Manek).
Panelist, "Money for Nothing: Preventing and Defending Class Actions Seeking Statutory Damages for Technical Violations of the Law," Association of Corporate Counsel, Chicago, Illinois, January, 24, 2018 (with Patrick Castle, Matt Wolfe, and Anna S. Knight).
Panelist, The GDPR is Upon Us: Prioritize Your Response, Webinar, January 11, 2018.
Co-Presenter, Ethics in the Digital Age, ACC Colorado, Denver, Colorado, December 6, 2017 (with Cory Fisher, Lynn Murray and Wendy Cassity).
Co-Presenter, Privacy Goes Global, Update of the Law CLE, June 22, 2017 (with Bill Sampson).
Panelist, What A Fine Mess: Avoiding the Privacy and Cybersecurity Regulators' Crosshairs, Minority Corporate Counsel Association Global TEC Forum, June 20, 2017.
Co-Presenter, Will New Regulations Make It More Difficult to Comply with Data Protection Requirements?, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) In-House Counsel Forum, April 2017
Co-Presenter, International Privacy Law Bootcamp and Updates on EU Privacy Law, Third Annual South Florida Privacy and Data Security Summit, October 2016
Author, European Commission Adopts EU-U.S. Privacy Shield for Transatlantic Data Flows, Shook, Hardy & Bacon Client Alert, July 2016
Co-Presenter, A Compliance Toolbox to Minimize Privacy and Data Security Risks, ACC Colorado, June 2016
Co-Presenter, Recent Developments in EU Privacy Law, Rocky Mountain IP Institute, June 2016
Co-Presenter, Changes Impacting US Business: UK Insurance and EU Data Protection, Shook, Hardy & Bacon Webinar, April 2016.
Co-Presenter, Riding the Wave of Change in EU Privacy Law, ACI Data Breach & Privacy Litigation and Enforcement Conference, March 2016.
Co-Presenter, The New EU General Data Protection Regulation, IAPP KnowledgeNet Meeting, March 2016.
Presenter, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, Shook, Hardy & Bacon Conversations in Privacy, February 2016.
Co-Presenter, Legal Issues in Privacy for the Hospitality Industry, Hospitality eResources Privacy & Data Security Bootcamp, January 2016.
Co-Presenter, Schrems and the Safe Harbor Framework: What’s Next?, IAPP KnowledgeNet Meeting, December 2015
Author, European Court of Justice Invalidates the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework for Transfers of Personal Data, Shook, Hardy & Bacon Client Alert, October 2015
Co-Presenter, Mining Customer Data & Minimizing Privacy and Data Security Risks, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), October 2015
Presenter, Privacy Law in Latin America: Trends and Hot Topics, Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) Meeting, September 2015
Co-Presenter, Data Protection and Employee Monitoring: Developments in Latin America, Global Employment Law & Litigation, Trends for the Multinational Corporations, September 2015
Co-Presenter, International Issues in Privacy and Data Security, Sedona Conference Working Group 11 on Privacy and Data Security mid-year meeting, June 2015
Co-Presenter, Responding Like a Pro: A Mock Data Breach Response, Denver Litigation Roundtable, June 2015
Presenter, Understanding the EU “Cookie Directive,” Rocky Mountain IP Institute, June 2015
Co-Presenter, Industry-Specific International Privacy Issues for Multi-National Companies, South Florida Data Privacy and Data Security Law Summit, March 2015
Co-Presenter, International Data Security Legal Risks for Financial Institutions, Florida International Bankers Association, March 2015
Author, Data Privacy Laws in Latin America: An Overview, American Bar Association International Law News, Spring 2015
Co-Presenter,Emerging Data Privacy Issues: What Corporate Counsel Needs to Know, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), September 2014
Presenter, An Overview of Latin America Data Privacy Law, South Florida Data Privacy and Data Security Law Summit, June 2014
Co-Author, Mexico’s Class Action Law: An Overview, Defense Research Institute (DRI), Summer 2013