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Alina Wattenberg is a litigation associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Ms. Wattenberg’s practice focuses on data privacy, cybersecurity, and consumer protection matters, and she represents clients across industries in the context of regulatory investigations and enforcement, product and program development, and merger and acquisition privacy and cybersecurity due diligence. She has also counseled clients on a range of issues relating to anti-corruption laws and FCPA compliance, including assessing corruption risks and advising on compliance programs, procedures, and trainings. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).
Ms. Wattenberg has served on the firm’s Associates Committee and maintains an active pro bono practice. She was a member of the Gibson Dunn team awarded the National Center for Law and Economic Justice’s Pro Bono Leadership Award for their work on behalf of Migrant Justice and individual Migrant Justice members against ICE and Vermont authorities who allegedly stifled their First Amendment rights. She also helped lead a team of Gibson Dunn attorneys selected as the 2022 Pro Bono Team of the Year by Kids in Need of Defense in successfully representing two immigrants seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile status and asylum.
Ms. Wattenberg graduated from Harvard Law School in 2017, where she served as an Executive Article Editor for the Harvard Human Rights Journal. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in 2014 from Duke University, where she was an Angier B. Duke Scholar.
Ms. Wattenberg is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
Harvard University - 2017 Juris Doctor
Duke University - 2014 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar