Cristina Messerschmidt

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Cristina is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Privacy and Technology practice. She assists a wide range of companies throughout the healthcare, financial, consumer goods, manufacturing, transportation and e-commerce industries in addressing legal issues related to global data privacy, cybersecurity and related matters.

Practice Focus

Cristina focuses her practice on regulatory and transactional issues in global privacy and data protection, including data security, data breach notification, global privacy, website privacy policies, behavioral advertising, cross-border data transfers, and comprehensive compliance programs. She regularly advises clients on domestic and global data security events, including investigations of potential compromise, determining notification obligations to federal and state authorities as well as individuals, and remediation efforts.


  • Illinois~United States (2017)


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (JD cum laude) (2017)
  • University of Michigan (BA honors) (2010)


  • English
  • French
  • Romanian

Author, "Update: FTC Enforcement of Privacy Shield," b:INFORM, 05 October 2017

Author, "CCPA Update: What Has Changed and What Remains the Same?" Baker McKenzie client alert, 24 September 2019