Sharon R. Klein

Sharon R. Klein

Partner

Orange County, CA
Phone: 949.567.3506    Fax: 949.863.0151

Los Angeles, CA
Phone: 213.928.9800    Fax: 213.928.9850

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4172    Fax: 215.981.4750

kleins@pepperlaw.com

Sharon R. Klein (CIPP/US) is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP. Ms. Klein is the partner in charge of the firm’s Orange County office and chair of the Privacy, Security and Data Protection practice. She handles a variety of corporate and intellectual property matters, in particular, helping technology and outsourcing clients grow and succeed. 

Ms. Klein advises businesses on planning, drafting and implementing privacy, security and data protection policies and “best practices”, compliance with applicable laws, regulations and rules, and crisis management and litigation strategies for non-compliance. She is certified as an information privacy professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Ms. Klein is a frequent writer and presenter on privacy, security and data protection matters.

Education

  • B.A., Psychology/Social Services, summa cum laude, Syracuse University, 1975, Elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
  • J.D., Temple University School of Law, 1978, Executive editor, Temple Law Review; Member, Moot Court.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2003
  • Pennsylvania, 1978

Clerkships

  • Hon. J. William Ditter, Jr.: U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Practice Areas