Christina Terplan

Christina focuses her practice on technology, IP and privacy law. She represents insurers on a broad range of issues and in claims brought against technology and media companies. She also counsels clients regarding data security and privacy breaches, including evaluation, the issuance of breach notification letters, regulatory investigations, and handling of consumer lawsuits. A major focus for Christina is on working with insurers on the development of new insurance programs and manuscripted coverages for evolving cyber security and data breach risks. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and her Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Davis.

Speaking Engagements


(Panelist) “War, Huh! What is the War Exclusion Good For?” PLUS International Conference, National Harbor, MD, November 2019

(Panel Moderator) “Hot Issues in Class Actions,” NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum, Santa Monica, CA, October 2019



(Panel Moderator) “Cybersecurity Class Action Update: Recent Trends in Certification and Other Issues” NetDiligence Cyber Risk Summit, Philadelphia, PA, June 2019

“Cyber Cover and the Implications for the RI market” Lloyds Market Association, Reinsurance Claims Symposium, London, England, September 2019

(Panelist) “Who Let the Data Out? Data Protection and Privacy Law in the 2020s” ND Cal Judicial Conference, Napa, CA, April 2019

“Emerging Exposures – What Do You Know,” PLUS D&O Symposium, New York, NY, February 2018

(Co-Chair and Panelist), NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum, Santa Monica, CA, October 2018
(Panelist) “Brokers vs. Underwriters,” NetDiligence Cyber Risk Summit Philadelphia, PA, June 2018

(Panelist) “Business Interrupted: An Alien Concept?” PLUS International Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2017

(Panel Moderator) “Cyber Insurance: Quantifying and Mitigating Risks,” Privacy & Security Forum, Washington, DC, October 2017

(Moderator) “Consumer Protection and Privacy Looking to the Role of Government Actors,” UC Hastings Law Journal Symposium, San Francisco, CA, March 2017

Co-chair and Panel Moderator, “Discovery in Privacy Disputes: Effective Investigation & Evidence Collection,” HB Data Breach Litigation and Regulation Conference, San Francisco, CA, January 2017

“Cyber Insurance: How It Works, How to Select a Policy, and Emerging Trends and Practices,” Privacy & Security Forum, Washington, DC, October 2016

“A Big Year for Regulation and Cyber Litigation,” Advisen Cyber Risk Insights Conference, San Francisco, CA, March 2016

“Recent Settlements and the Picture They Paint,” HB Data Breach & Privacy Litigation Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 2016

“Encryption,” NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum, Santa Monica, CA, October 2015

“Cyber Liability Claims: Trends and Developments in the U.S. and Canada,” RIMS Canada Conference, Québec City, Canada, September 2015

“Apples and Oranges: How to Compare Cyber Policies for the Client,” NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum, Philadelphia, PA, June 2015

“Cyber Crime: Double Clicking for Insurable Losses,” PLRB Conference, Anaheim, CA, March 2015