Julia Kadish is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Chicago office and is a member of the Privacy and Cybersecurity Team. She is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) for CIPP/US, CIPM and CIPT. 

Areas of Practice

Julia is particularly experienced in helping clients as they create global privacy programs. Her work includes gap assessments, remediation plans, data breach response and preparedness. She reviews company products and services for privacy implications, drafts online terms and conditions and privacy policies and advises clients on cross-border data transfers and compliance with U.S. and international privacy regulations and standards. She also assists with privacy and cybersecurity due diligence in various types of corporate transactions and reviews disclosures in public company filings and governance documents.

Julia’s practice also includes drafting and negotiating data security exhibits, data processing agreements, data licenses, software licenses, professional services agreements and other commercial agreements involving technology. Her prior background experience includes roles as both in-house and outside counsel.



  • Co-Author, "Illinois Continues Legislative Efforts Aimed at Protecting Consumers’ Privacy Rights," Pratt’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report, Vol. 3, No. 5, June 2017
  • Quoted, "Other States Potentially Following Standard Set by Illinois Biometric Privacy Law," Cook County Record, May 1, 2017
  • Co-Author, "The Yates Memo, Corporate Cooperation and Attorney-Client Privilege," Law Journal Newsletters - Business Crimes Bulletin, February 2016

Privacy Law Blog Posts

FDA Law Update Blog Posts

Healthcare Law Blog

Game Counsel: Gaming and Esports Blog

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA),” Chicago Bar Association - Financial Institutions Committee Meeting, February 12, 2020




International Association of Privacy Professionals – for CIPP/US, CIPM and CIPT.

Digital Media



J.D., University of Notre Dame, 2015, cum laude

B.S., Indiana University - Bloomington, 2012, with distinction, Honors Notation


  • Illinois
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