Trisha E. Newman is an Of Counsel in the Los Angeles office where she advises on corporate and privacy law, which includes CCPA and GDPR compliance. She represents a variety of small businesses and sports companies as general counsel, with a focus on tax exempt organizations. Ms. Newman’s representation includes both transactions and litigation, including appellate matters in both state and federal courts.
Ms. Newman started as a deputy public defender in Los Angeles County. She later formed her own solo practice, centered on appointed criminal defense appeals and helping small businesses with corporate formation and compliance. Ms. Newman has appeared in various appellate courts throughout Southern California, including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ms. Newman received her BA from University of California, Los Angeles (2001) and JD from Southwestern University School of Law (2004). She is admitted to the Texas and California Supreme Courts; Central District of California; Fifth and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ms. Newman serves as the State Bar of California Nonprofits Committee Vice Chair of Social Media and is a member of the Sports Lawyer's Association, Women in Sports Law and the International Association of Privacy Professionals.