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Misty Peterson, CIPP/US, serves as counsel in King & Spalding's Data Privacy and Security and Class Action practices. Misty focuses on the defense of complex and class action litigation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, California Consumer Privacy Act, state and federal warranty laws, fraud, consumer protection statutes, and related privacy laws. She also regularly handles compliance and cybersecurity incident response needs for clients.

Misty’s experience includes the representation of corporate and individual clients as plaintiffs and defendants in mass torts, products liability, securities, insurance disputes, and complex commercial matters. Prior to joining King & Spalding LLP, Misty was a senior associate at another large litigation firm, and also previously worked as in-house counsel for an insurance corporation on regulatory and claims matters.

Publications

  • Author, “Expert Evidence in the Eleventh Circuit,” in Scientific Evidence Review, Monograph No. 9, a publication of the American Bar Association (2013).
  • Reported decision in Chappell v. Kennestone Hospital et al., NO. 1:02-CV-2397-JEC, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60491 (N.D. Ga. Aug. 25, 2006).
  • Winning trial verdict selected to be published in The Georgia Trial Reporter, Volume 18, Issue 6 (“Insurance Broker Receives Defense Verdict in Malpractice Case”).

Memberships/Committees

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, CIPP/US
  • Stonewall Bar Association - Board of Directors
  • Women’s Solidarity Society of the Center for Civil and Human Rights
  • King & Spalding LLP LGBTQ+ Affinity Group co-chair
Full Bio

Credentials

J.D., University of Georgia School of Law

B.A., English, University of Georgia

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

International Association of Privacy Professionals

State Bar of Georgia Transition into Law Practice Program Mentor (2007)

Stonewall Bar Association

Credentials

J.D., University of Georgia School of Law

B.A., English, University of Georgia

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

International Association of Privacy Professionals

State Bar of Georgia Transition into Law Practice Program Mentor (2007)

Stonewall Bar Association