As an Associate on the privacy, cybersecurity, and data protection team, Christine helps clients with regulatory compliance, data breach response, technology transactions, vendor contracting, marketing initiatives, and external and internal-facing policies. Her clients include international consumer products, e-commerce, manufacturing, data analytics services, retail and technology businesses, and not-for-profit organizations.
Christine regularly advises on ethical data use, machine learning and artificial intelligence, vendor contracting, and compliance programs to meet the challenges of the evolving privacy and cybersecurity law landscape.
Christine regularly counsels on privacy laws such as: the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA); Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA); California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA); CAN-SPAM; FTC privacy enforcement activities; State data breach regulations; General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR); Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada's PIPEDA); GLBA Safeguards Rule; Colorado Privacy Act (CPA); and Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA).
Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, Christine was a Legal Intern at Facebook. She was also previously a Legal Assistant with a large international law firm in San Francisco. At Berkeley Law, Christine was an Executive Editor and Submissions Editor of the Asian American Law Journal, Co-President of the Berkeley Information Privacy Law Association. She spent a semester as an Atypical Trainee with the European Commission’s International Data Flows and Protection Unit in Brussels, Belgium.
- “The Global Evolution of Data Protection Law - Are You Meeting Your Obligations?,” PrivSec Report, March 13, 2020.
- Christine Chong, Inmate-to-Inmate: Socialization, Relationships, and Community Among Incarcerated Men, 26(2) Berkeley Undergraduate J. 105 (2013).
Life Outside the Law
In her spare time, Christine practices yoga, studies philosophy, and enjoys discovering new cafes.
Bar & Court Admissions
- California Bar
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, JDUniversity of California, Berkeley, BA, Phi Beta Kappa; Honors Distinction in Legal Studies