Jillian Simons

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Jillian is an associate in the global transactions group in the New York office. She focuses on cybersecurity, privacy, and intellectual property in relation to public and private transactions as well as corporate governance. Jillian has advised on data breach response and correspondence with consumers and governmental agencies, and has helped advise corporate boards for US public companies on their governance posture – including cybersecurity considerations – and remediation steps.

Prior to her legal career, Jillian spent eight years on active duty in the US Navy as a cybersecurity technician and analyst. She supervised a work centre of over 20 personnel on network defence and incident response tactics. Jillian also worked at the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of the CIO, where she advised and briefed executives on all privacy and cybersecurity requirements for new and existing enterprise services and infrastructure along with solutions to mitigate gaps.

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