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Kate Santon

Of Counsel

Southern California Office
120 Vantis, Suite 300
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949.299.2041 direct


J.D., University of San Diego School of Law; Senior Executive Editor of San Diego Law Review, Phi Delta Phi Honors Society

B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Irvine



The State Bar of California

The Italian American Lawyers Association of Orange County

International Association of Privacy Professionals – Certified Information Privacy Professional


Kate’s practice focuses on privacy and data protection compliance, including potential data security liability issues, data breaches and incident response.  She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). 

Kate has conducted data security audits and assisted with cybersecurity programs to implement data governance standards and best practices for data security and has counseled clients regarding privacy policies, mobile app just in time notices, terms of use and best practices and strategies for notice and consent.  Kate has also advised clients on compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), counseled clients regarding best practices for collection of data through digital advertising promotions, contests and sweepstakes, and counseled clients regarding privacy and data protection in vendor agreements.  Kate is also experienced in conducting data breach investigations and implementing consumer and regulatory agency breach notifications.

Before joining Acceleron Law Group, Kate honed her privacy and data security practice as a project attorney at Alston & Bird, LLP and an associate at Dorsey & Whitney LLP. 

Kate takes pride in being involved with the community.  Kate currently serves on the board of directors of the nonprofit organizations, Life Time International and Mountain and Sea Educational Adventures.  

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