Kelsey McIntosh joined the corporate department of Ropes & Gray’s New York office in 2019. A Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), she counsels clients on data protection and privacy issues, such as data breach response and compliance with US and foreign data protection regimes, as well as other general corporate matters. Prior to law school, Kelsey worked in the legal and security departments of a large social media company, where she focused on online safety and privacy issues. During law school, she was president of the Washington University Law Technology & Privacy Society, engaging students and the community in emerging issues in data privacy and cybersecurity. As a student extern in the legal department of a Fortune 500 multinational manufacturing corporation, she gained experience in a range of privacy issues affecting the business. Kelsey also served as editor-in-chief of the Washington University Global Studies Law Review and as a student attorney in the Children’s Rights Clinic.
- JD, magna cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis Law School, 2019; Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, Washington University Global Studies Law Review
- BA (Plan II Honors, Spanish and French), with high honors, University of Texas at Austin, 2011; Phi Beta Kappa