Stanton P. Burke is an associate in the Palo Alto office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Innovation practice group.
Mr. Burke helps clients understand and develop a practical and strategic approach to privacy and data protection that enables them to unlock the value of data, navigate privacy risks and engage in data-driven transactions while complying with complex and evolving data protection laws. He has advised clients regarding compliance with the FTC Act, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), state biometric privacy laws, and other federal, state, and international data protection laws and regulations. This includes conducting data mapping interviews, advising on cross-border data transfers, implementing privacy policies, building data subject request solutions, negotiating technology transactions, developing incident response plans, responding to regulatory inquiries, and supporting companies post data breach.
In addition, having spent over two years working as a secondee with multiple technology companies, Mr. Burke developed extensive experience advising clients on product launches–including conducting legal risk mitigation strategies for deploying artificial intelligence (AI) and other data-driven products and services, and coordinating collaboration among client business, product, and legal teams.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Burke was an associate at BakerHostetler and Norton Rose Fulbright. Mr. Burke also served as a Legal Fellow in the Washington D.C. office of Microsoft, where he advised executives and attorneys on AI, data privacy and telecommunications. During law school, Mr. Burke served as a Law Clerk for Commissioner Clyburn at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and also worked on the Global Policy Development team at Facebook.
Mr. Burke earned his Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law and his LL.M. in Technology from Cornell Law School. Mr. Burke graduated from Trinity University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California, the State of New York, and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Burke is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), holding both the EU and U.S. data protection certifications granted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Cornell University - 2019 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Howard University - 2017 Juris Doctor
Trinity University - 2014 Bachelor of Science
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar