Director at Crowell & Moring International, Hong Kong
Kate M. Growley (CIPP/US, CIPP/G) is a director in Crowell & Moring International’s Southeast Asia regional office. Drawing from over a decade of experience as a practicing attorney in the United States, Kate helps her clients navigate and shape the policy and regulatory environment for some of the most complex data issues facing multinational companies, including cybersecurity, privacy, and digital transformation. Kate has worked with clients across every major sector, with particular experience in technology, health care, manufacturing, and aerospace and defense. Kate is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) in both the U.S. private and government sectors by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She is also a Registered Practitioner with the U.S. Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB).
Prior to joining CMI, Kate was a leading member of Crowell & Moring LLP’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Group, with a robust practice focused on the U.S. government contracting community, particularly those working with the Department of Defense (DoD). She was internationally recognized by Chambers and named a “Rising Star” by both Law360 and the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Science & Technology Section. Kate previously served as co-chair of both the ABA’s Public Contract Law Section’s Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection Committee; and the Science & Technology Section’s Homeland Security Committee.
Kate received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where her studies focused on national security. Prior to law school, she graduated first in her class from Florida State University, summa cum laude with honors, with an emphasis on international relations.