Tonya J. Gisselberg is an experienced attorney and a native of Washington State.

Tonya’s major practice areas are privacy law, cybersecurity and copyright law. Typical activities include counseling clients on the content of privacy plans, notices and policies, counseling clients on complying with local, state, federal and European Union privacy laws and regulations, and providing insight on best practices regarding data privacy and security.

Tonya belongs to the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and earned her Certified Information Privacy Professional US (CIPP/US), Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) certifications. The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certification of specialties in the practice of law and certification is not a requirement to practice law in the state of Washington.

Tonya graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. degree in Business Administration. Her J.D. degree is from Seattle University. She received an LL.M. from the Intellectual Property Law and Policy Graduate Program at the University of Washington, earning an Outstanding Student Award for her energy, focus and consistency throughout the school year. She continues to bring that energy, focus and consistency to bear on clients’ legal problems. She is licensed to practice law in Washington State.

Dogs captivate Tonya! She has been a Vizsla enthusiast for over 20 years. A Vizsla is a rust-colored, smooth-coated hunting dog originating in Hungary. Tonya participates in American Kennel Club events and has put conformation, obedience, hunting and agility titles on her dogs. She also has a soft spot for rescue dogs and to date has welcomed 3 rescue dogs into her heart and home.