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C.J. Persson represents companies of all sizes and maturity, most frequently startup and emerging growth companies in the technology, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing and distribution, and construction industries. With a business-management background and nearly a decade of in-house experience counseling domestic and international companies, she has a unique understanding of how companies evolve and operate in changing marketplaces. Whether stewarding a multimillion-dollar acquisition or joint venture, evaluating regulatory issues, or dealing with sensitive employment or contract issues, her approach is the same – informed, responsive, down-to-earth, and ever mindful of her clients’ interests and budgets.


  • Maryland Bar
  • CIPP/US, International Association of Privacy Professional
  • LL.M. Taxation, University of Baltimore School of Law
  • J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
  • Associate Editor, The Business Lawyer, 1998-2000
  • B.S., Business Administration, summa cum laude, University of Central Florida

Professional and Civic Involvement:

  • Member, Women’s Bar Association of Maryland
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member at Large, Business Law Section Council (2012-2015)
  • Co-Chair, Technology Committee (2014-2017)
  • Member, American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Member, Bar Association of Baltimore City, Business Law Section
  • Past Chair (2012-2014)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Make Art Studio, Inc. (2013-2014)
  • Volunteer Ombudsmen (in training), Maryland Department of Aging