Lydia de la Torre is Of Counsel at Squire Patton Boggs where she provides strategic privacy, data protection and cybersecurity advice. She is an expert in the GDPR and the CCPA. De la Torre is licensed to practice law in the US (California) and Europe (Spain). She started her career in 1997 and her work with organizations has run the gamut, from pre-IPO startups to mature Fortune 500 companies, in a multitude of industries, including e-commerce, fintech and computer hardware. Before joining Squire, she served as Co-Director of the Santa Clara Law School Data Privacy Certificate Program, where she continues to teach privacy law. De la Torre is a frequently invited speaker on privacy-related topics, a prolific writer, and the Editor of Golden Data, a Medium publication focused on data laws.