David C Lashway

David C Lashway

Partner, Baker McKenzie
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David Lashway is the Co-Chair of the Global Cybersecurity Practice and a member of the Management Committee for the Washington, DC office of Baker McKenzie. He focuses his practice in the areas of cybersecurity, crisis management, internal investigations, and complex criminal, civil and administrative litigation. He advises the Fortune 100 on the full lifecycle of enterprise risks associated with information security, including before, during and after a network breach, and routinely handles federal regulatory and criminal and civil cybersecurity matters. He leads global investigations around the theft or compromise of confidential data and trade secrets, including serving as lead counsel to the cyber investigation firm in the hack of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. He is a frequent speaker, listed in Chambers, a Leading Lawyer by Legal 500, and named in The Washingtonian as a Top Lawyer for crisis management and cybersecurity. He was awarded Corporate Counsel Magazine’s 2017 Gold Winner for Cyber/Privacy Counsel in its annual Best of Corporate Counsel rankings based on a survey of over 1,500 corporate counsel, BTI recently listed his team as best at cybersecurity among all leading law firms, and he is included among the Cyber Incident Response 30 Best Lawyers 2018. Mr. Lashway participates in the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum, is a member of the editorial board for LexisNexis’ Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Reporter, and serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Council. He is active with the Atlantic Council, the NY Cyber Task Force at Columbia University, the cyber working group at MIT, and serves on the board of several not-for-profit organizations.

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