Morin, Esteban M.

Esteban Morin’s practice focuses on privacy, data security and technology transactions. Drawing on years of experience in the private sector counseling large consumer-facing companies and in the public sector advising federal agencies, he provides clients with a unique perspective. Esteban’s privacy experience is broad and includes the full spectrum of state, federal and international regulations. In addition to compliance, Esteban assists companies in developing internal policies, responding to security incidents and coordinating with vendors and regulators. He is accredited with the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the United States (CIPP/US), a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and has been designated a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP).

The other component of Esteban’s practice is dedicated to assisting companies with technology transactions and policy. Whether he’s helping with day-to-day negotiations with third parties or analyzing the risk of new offerings, Esteban provides companies of all sizes with pragmatic solutions to their problems. He also has experience helping companies understand, incorporate and monetize emerging technologies such as blockchain, machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Prior to Brownstein, Esteban served as counselor to the chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, an independent federal agency in Washington, D.C. In this role, he advised intelligence agencies, drafted congressional testimony, devised foundational agency policies and was designated as the agency’s liaison to the Federal Privacy Council. Before joining the board, Esteban served as a core member of the privacy and information governance practice group at the D.C. office of a national firm.

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Tutor, Thurgood Marshall Academy (2012–2014)

Capital High Pro Bono Honor Roll (2012–2013)

Publications & Presentations
  • J.D., 2011, Stanford Law School
  • B.A., 2008, Yale University
  • Colorado
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

California Bar Foundation Public Interest Award (2010)