Michaela Frai



Michaela Frai advises clients on solving complex global privacy and data security compliance challenges when developing new technologies and advancing into new markets. She identifies privacy and security risks during corporate transactions and counsels on risk mitigation strategies.

Michaela helps clients build global privacy programs and advises on United States (U.S.) state and federal consumer privacy laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), and the Colorado Privacy Act. Her work also includes counseling on compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  • Prior to Orrick, Michaela served as a Legal Extern at Wayfair where she worked on data privacy and regulatory matters with the company’s Compliance Team. During law school, she was a Student Clinician at the Boston University (BU)/Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Technology Law Clinic and advised fellow students with their academic- and innovation-related projects and ventures.