Jacqueline Klosek is a counsel in the firm's Business Law Department and a member of its Intellectual Property group as well as its Data, Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. Her practice focuses on transactions involving technology and intellectual property, and she regularly advises clients on various issues related to privacy and data security. Ms. Klosek is a key contributor to Goodwin’s Founders Workbench, an online resource for start-ups, emerging companies and the entrepreneurial community.





Ms. Klosek drafts and negotiates various technology agreements and advises on different aspects of the law related to intellectual property and technology. She also advises clients on various issues related to privacy and data security.

Professional Activities

As a Certified Information Privacy Professional, Ms. Klosek is on the Advisory Board for The Privacy Advisor of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and is the co-chair of the International Working Group of that organization.

Ms. Klosek serves as Team Leader of Intellectual Property and Technology Law for the Afghanistan Transitional Commercial Law Project, an initiative which seeks to assist Afghanistan in revising its commercial laws. She has also served as a consultant to various Directorate Generals of the European Commission in connection with a number of studies related to various aspects of the information society, including a study on International Private Law and Electronic Commerce, for which she served as the national expert for the United States.

Ms. Klosek is a member of the American Bar Association and is the Vice Chair of the Information Services, Technology & Data Protection Committee of the ABA’s Section of International Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Klosek was employed as a legal adviser with the IT, E-Commerce and Electronic Financial Services Group in the Brussels office of Deloitte & Touche. She also completed internships with a number of international organizations, including the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Ms. Klosek has also lectured on international intellectual property law and the law of E-Commerce as an adjunct professor at New York University.


Ms. Klosek has been recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. for her data protection and privacy work. In 2004, she received NJBiz magazine’s “40 Under 40” award, given annually to the top 40 achievers in New Jersey with an established record of leadership who have taken on key decision-making roles at an earlier-than-usual stage in their lives.

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LL.M., 1998
Vrije Univeriteit Brussel, Faculty of Law and Criminology
J.D., 1997
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
B.A., 1994
New York University

(with departmental honors)

Ms. Klosek was the recipient of the Telford-Taylor Fellowship in Public International Law.



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