Helen Christakos

Helen Christakos

Helen A. Christakos is Counsel for Fenwick & West. Helen provides cutting-edge legal advice by blending her privacy and data security experience with a business-minded approach to intellectual property and technology issues in commercial transactions. She helps technology and life sciences companies navigate the complex and ever-changing privacy, internet and cybersecurity laws governing the collection, use, storage and disclosure of information. Helen leverages her real-world understanding of industry practices to help companies assess their legal obligations and risks and helps design and implement practical, cost-effective plans for mitigating these risks. 

Helen was named one of California’s Top Cyber Lawyers by The Daily Journal.


J.D., Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
M.Phil., International Relations, Cambridge University
B.A., Vassar College

Areas of Specialization

Privacy & Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property & Technology, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Mergers, Acquisitions & Financing, Internet & E-Commerce