Kate Westmoreland

Special Counsel

Kate is an international lawyer licensed to practice in both California and Australia. She has over nine years of experience working with government, the United Nations, and academia on international law, data privacy, and human rights.  

A non-residential fellow with the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, Kate is recognized as an expert in international jurisdiction and government access to user data. She provides consulting advice to cloud-based companies and digital rights organizations on issues of privacy and responsible access to user data. 

At Comar Mollé LLP, Kate acts as counsel to advise startups and early-stage companies on matters of civil litigation and corporate financing. She excels at researching the law on complex and novel situations, analyzing the implications for business, and providing advice that is accurate, concise, and pragmatic.

Kate is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/US).

Degrees: University of Queensland (BA); University of Queensland (First Class Honors, Bachelor of Laws), Australian National University (Master of Laws in International Law, with merit)

Past affiliations: The Government of Australia, Attorney-General's Department

Admissions: California, Australia 

Concentrations: compliance, information protection and data privacy

Contact: kate@comarmolle.com