Chynna Foucek

Chynna Foucek


Chynna advises clients on a range of corporate matters, including public and private M&A, restructuring and reorganizations and corporate governance and compliance. 

Her experience spans a range of sectors including consumer goods, healthcare and technology. Chynna has experience as a Cyber Policy Legal Intern at the NYC Department of IT & Telecommunications and Office of Cyber Command where she helped negotiate, draft and review government software and telecommunications agreements and helped manage city agency cybersecurity risk and compliance. Prior to law school, Chynna worked as a research and development tax consultant and delivered over two million dollars in tax savings for small to middle market businesses in the software, biotechnology, manufacturing and architecture industries. 

Published Work

  • Chynna Foucek, “Cyber-Insecurity: The Reasonableness Standard in Internet of Things Device Regulation and Why Technical Standards Are Better Equipped to Combat Cybercrime”, 15 BROOK. J. CORP. FIN. & COM. L. 209 (2020).



Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2022


J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2021

B.A., Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations Rice University, 2015

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.