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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Risa S. Katz-Albert,

Risa S. Katz-Albert,


Ms. Katz-Albert's primary areas of practice are litigation, employment law, and data privacy.

Bar Admissions


  • Virginia Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia



  • Colorado College, B.A., Anthropology, cum laude, 2012
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), International Association of Privacy Professionals
Areas of Practice

Litigation | Technology

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Advising and representing clients in commercial litigation, including creditors' rights, landlord-tenant matters, regulatory compliance issues, contract disputes, insurance defense, and products liability defense
  • Advising and representing clients in employment compliance and litigation, such as wage and hour issues, FMLA, EEOC matters, and the full array of federal and state discrimination laws 
  • Representing clients in family law matters, primarily in actions for divorce, support, and equitable distribution
  • Advising clients on data privacy law matters

  • Previous Experience

  • Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley
  • Assistant Commonwealth Attorney, Campbell County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office
  • Judicial Law Clerk, Judicial Extern, 23rd Judicial Circuit


    Publications & Presentations

    • Co-Presenter, “Privacy, The Final Frontier: Exploring Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act,” Spring Sections Seminar, Corporate & Commercial Litigation Section, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, May 2021

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