Kristopher Kleiner


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

Kris focuses his practice on data privacy and information security, and he has extensive experience advising clients across multiple industries on various data privacy and protection issues, including working with clients to help achieve compliance with an expanding and complex legal privacy landscape; advising clients on privacy and security-related terms in contractual and transactional engagements; identifying, remediating, and responding to data privacy incidents; responding to regulatory inquiries and investigations; developing, implementing and training related to incident response planning policies and procedures; and conducting data privacy due diligence in corporate transactions. Kris earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States (CIPP/US) credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

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  • IAA’s Amended Merger Agreement With Ritchie Bros., Cooperation Agreement With Ancora 

  • CinCor Pharma to Sell to AstraZeneca for Approximately $1.8 Billion 

  • Ritchie Bros. to Acquire IAA in $7.3 Billion Cross-Border Stock and Cash Transaction 

  • Amazon to Acquire One Medical for $3.9 Billion 

  • Zoom to Acquire Solvvy to Expand Contact Center Offerings 

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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)