Kate M. Growley



Kate M. Growley (CIPP/US, CIPP/G) is a director with Crowell & Moring International and based in Hong Kong. Kate helps her clients understand and shape the policy environment for some of the most complex data issues facing multinational companies, including cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, privacy, and digital infrastructure. Kate has worked with clients across every major sector, with particular experience in technology, health care, manufacturing, and aerospace and defense. Kate is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) in both the U.S. private and government sectors by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She is also a Registered Practitioner with the U.S. Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Cyber Accreditation Body (AB). Kate regularly collaborates with multi-stakeholder teams, including in-house policy, technical, and compliance resources, to craft practical and impactful strategies.

Prior to joining CMI, Kate was a partner with CMI’s parent law firm, Crowell & Moring LLP, and based in Washington, DC. There, she helped develop and lead the law firm’s nationally recognized Privacy and Cybersecurity Group. She maintained a robust legal practice focused on private sector critical infrastructure, particularly the U.S. Government contracting community. As a lawyer, she was internationally recognized by Chambers and named a “Rising Star” by both Law360 and the American Bar Association (ABA). Kate previously served as co-chair of the ABA’s Public Contract Law Section’s Cybersecurity, Privacy & Emerging Technology Committee, as well as the ABA’s Science & Technology Section’s Homeland Security Committee. She was also inducted as a lifetime fellow in the American Bar Foundation.


Florida State University, B.S. international relations and psychology (double major), summa cum laude with Honors

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.


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