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Sharon R. Klein Named Women in Business Award Nominee by Orange County Business Journal

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that partner Sharon R. Klein, who serves as chair of the firm’s Privacy, Security & Data Protection group and as the office chair of the firm's Orange County office, has been named a Women in Business Award nominee by the Orange County Business Journal.

According to the Orange County Business Journal, the nominees for the Women in Business Awards consist of "outstanding professional women who have made significant contributions to their organizations, their professions, and the Orange County community." The winners of the Women in Business Awards will be announced on October 20, 2022, at the Irvine Marriott.

To view the list of the nominees for the Orange County Business Journal's Women in Business Awards, please click here.

Sharon's nominee profile, as published in the Orange County Business Journal, is copied in full below.


Sharon R. Klein, Partner & Chair, Privacy, Security & Data Protection Practice
Blank Rome LLP, Irvin

Sharon R. Klein is a recognized leader in privacy and data security law, as well as in her Orange County and professional communities. Sharon Klein is a Blank Rome partner; chair of her firm’s Privacy, Security & Data Protection practice; and managing partner of its Orange County office. Cybersecurity risk, and legislation aimed at curbing it, are rapidly evolving globally. Approximately 37 percent of global organizations were the victim of a ransomware attack in 2021. Klein ensures that her business clients minimize their risks and comply with a myriad of regulations while leveraging the growing value of data. Since joining Blank Rome in 2021, she has led and expanded the firm’s Privacy, Security & Data Protection practice, adding both attorneys and services. The national, 40+-attorney group helps companies strategically prioritize digital assets, navigate nuanced privacy rules, and protect information from malicious cyberattacks, breaches, and other threats in the daily headlines.