Diane Byun


Diane’s practice includes mass torts, class actions, complex business litigation, and a select number of individual civil matters. She has worked extensively on data privacy issues in a variety of settings. Diane served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. M. James Lorenz of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. After her clerkship, Diane worked as a data privacy and commercial litigation associate with a global law firm and then at a premier boutique firm in Santa Barbara.


  • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Juris Doctor, University of San Diego, School of Law


  • “Beyond Compliance: Creating a Lawful and Inclusive Privacy Program,” Santa Barbara Lawyer Magazine (October 2022, Issue 601).
  • Reexamining Reasonableness: Modernizing the Ellerth/Faragher Defense, UCLA Women’s L.J. (2021).
  • Gravely Disabled: The Vestigial Prong of 5150 Designations, Clev. Marshall J.L. & Health (2021).
  • Privacy or Protection: The Catch-22 of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, Loy. Consumer L. Rev. (2020).
  • California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018: Considerations for Higher Education Institutions, Career Educ. Rev. (August 2018).
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Career Education, Career Educ. Rev. (July 2018).

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