Kristopher Kleiner


I love learning about our clients’ businesses and working with them to provide practical solutions to complex privacy-related issues.

Kris Kleiner focuses his practice on data privacy and information security. He has extensive experience advising clients across multiple industries on various data privacy and protection issues, including counselling on legal and regulatory compliance, identifying, remediating, and responding to data privacy incidents, responding to regulatory inquiries and investigations, developing, implementing and training of  incident response planning policies and procedures, negotiating technology transactions, and conducting data privacy due diligence in corporate transactions. Kris has earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

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  • Kredivo Agrees to SPAC Merger With VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings II 

  • Clarabridge Agrees to Sell to Qualtrics for $1.125 Billion 

  • Vanguard Group Agrees to Acquire Just Invest 

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  • University of Denver - Sturm College of Law
    JD, Order of St. Ives, 2013

  • University of Central Florida
    BS, Business Management
    summa cum laude, graduation honors, 1999

Admissions & Credentials



North Dakota




  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

Rankings & Accolades

    Legal 500: Key Lawyer – Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection) (2021)