Laia Bertran Manyé
Attorney and Privacy Fellow
Duke University School of Law

Laia Bertran Manyé is an experienced European-trained attorney and a Duke Center on Law and Technology (DCLT) Fellow, licensed to practice law in Spain and in New York (*bar passed, pending admission).

As a DCLT Fellow her research area focuses on the on the new European Union’s Privacy Regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Her main project is within EDRM, the organization that developed the well-known leading standards for eDiscovery. EDRM's GDPR new initiative seeks to create a set of guidelines for cross border data transfers taking place during eDiscovery between EU and US under the GDPR. (for more information on the project please see this article). 

Bertran Manyé graduated from Duke University School of Law in May 2017 (Duke Law scholar), specializing in Privacy, Intellectual Property and New Technologies law. At Duke, she wrote her research paper on the GDPR and consent, exploring the requirements that US companies should fulfill to use an individual’s consent as its basis to process personally identifiable information as defined by the European Union.

Prior to Duke, she joined the firm J&A Garrigues in Barcelona, for three years where she was a member of the litigation and intellectual property team working in a broad range of domestic and international matters.

Bertran Manyé received her LL.B. in Law from Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, Spain) and her Masters in Professional Legal Practice from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain). She speaks English, Spanish, Italian, French and Catalan.