Education: Brenda graduated in 2016 from the University of California, Los Angeles where she received a B.A., cum laude, in Comparative Politics and a minor in Russian Language. During her last year of UCLA, Brenda completed the Center for American Politics and Public Policy (CAPPP) program where she spent a quarter in Washington, D.C. In D.C., she interned at the International Business-Government Counsellors, an international government relations firm.
In 2020, she graduated from Loyola Law School where she received her J.D. There, Brenda was the student president and cybersecurity chair of the Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity Law Society. During law school, she was also a student ambassador for the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA). At Loyola, Brenda completed the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Concentration where she took classes like Cyber Risk Management and Incident Response; Cybersecurity and Regulatory Compliance; etc.
Experience: Brenda has experience in both the civil and criminal cybersecurity field. She has interned at Kroll, a forensic cybersecurity firm, and in the Cyber Crime Unit of the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office during law school. Currently, Brenda practices data privacy compliance, as well as copyrights and trademarks law.
Bar Admissions: California
Personal Interests: During her free time, Brenda enjoys spending time with her dog, hiking, and traveling to new cities.