Nichole Sterling


Nichole is a partner in BakerHostetler’s New York office where she is a member of the Digital Assets and Data Management practice. Her practice spans privacy and data protection, information governance, and emerging technologies, with a focus on assisting companies subject to multiple privacy laws develop practical, global compliance solutions. A certified privacy professional (CIPP/E and CIPP/US), Nichole advises on a wide range of legal questions related to information and data use. She regularly counsels clients on domestic and cross-border regulatory and compliance matters, including cross-border personal data transfers, international personal data breach response, use of AdTech, data management, and information governance. Nichole also has considerable experience handling all aspects of discovery in complex litigation and regulatory investigations and routinely advises on discovery issues as they intersect with privacy and data protection concerns. She is a member of The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1); Working Group 6 on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery, and Disclosure (WG6) (also a WG6 Steering Committee member); and Working Group 11 on Data Security and Privacy Liability (WG11).