Violaine Panasci, LL.M.

Brand, Data Privacy & Regulatory Attorney

• B Corp Best For The World
• Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)
• Director, French-American Chamber of Commerce
• Director, Social Enterprise Alliance
• Real Leaders® Top 150


Fluent in both English and French, Violaine (“V”) is the de facto cosmopolitan of the Rockridge Team. Violaine uniquely combines her work in sustainable supply chains, intellectual property protection, and technology law to advise clients in areas where business and society move faster than the law, for example she assists companies of all sizes to understand environmental, social, and governance (ESG) laws and regulations, and implement best practices and strategies for their business. Violaine is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and helps international organizations bolster compliance and risk mitigation practices. When not hard at work helping Rockridge's clients disrupt their industries and scale internationally, V is passionate about helping social enterprises protect their brands, thereby multiplying their positive impact for the greater community in the United States. V currently serves as a board member and Vice-Chair of the Governance Committee for the National Social Enterprise Alliance, a board member for the Nashville Social Enterprise Alliance, and a board member for the French American Chamber of Commerce of Tennessee.

Attorney Violaine Panasci’s Bio

Violaine Panasci, LL.M., studied law at the University of Ottawa before completing an LL.M. in New York with an emphasis in food systems and sustainable supply chains. Her practice areas include agricultural technology, cannabis, copyrights, data privacy, food & beverage, regulation, sustainable supply chains, and trademarks.