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Admitted before Courts of Appeals for the Federal and D.C. Circuits, and the Bar of the  Supreme Court of the United States (2008).

Member of Virginia Legislature Joint Commission on Technology and Science Advisory panels 2005-2007.


Languages spoken: French, Spanish, Hebrew

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Practice areas


  1. Internet: 35%
    34 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Government: 25%
    40 years
  3. Privacy: 20%
    27 years, 100 cases
  4. Administrative Law: 10%
    40 years, 250 cases
  5. Other: 10%
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Pro bono (100%)

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7515 Colshire Drive
Mcclean, VA, 22102

Office +7 0398310



DCActive 197607/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Admitted to PracticeSupreme Court of the U.S.2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe MITRE Corporation2008 - Present
Counsel to the PresidentElectronic Warfare Associates-IIT2007 - 2008
Corporate Directror, Government RelationsVeriSign, Inc2000 - 2007
Of CounselWilkinson, Barker, Knauer1998 - 2000
Director of Strategy & PolicyDigital Equipment Corp.1981 - 1998
Legislative CounselU.S. Federal Communications Commission1976 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationAssociate Editor, "The Sci/Tech Lawyer"2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationChair, Information Security Committee2007 - 2010
ITAAChairman, Information Security Committee2005 - 2007
President's NSTACChair, International Policy Task Force2004 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Computer Parts Tarrif Proceeding: GATT Uruguay RoundEliminated $1.3 B annual parts tarrifs against DEC
Millitary Computer Family 5000.5x proceedingAbandonment of draft policy by DoD/C3I
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association publicationInformation Security and Privacy: A Practical Guide2011
ABA Information Security QuarterlyThe Information Technology Supply Chain2010
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)Year 2000 Remediation1999
St. Louis University Law ReviewPolitical Speech & The Electronic Soap Box1977
The SCI/TECH LAWYER American Bar Association publicationISSUE EDITOR FALL 2013N/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maine School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Georgetown University Law CenterSpecial StudentN/A1976
University of PennsylvaniaHistory/Urban StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1973
Mount Hermon SchoolN/AN/A1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
RSA 2013Hot Topics in Information Security Law2013
ABA Information Security CommitteeCyber Policy Update2013
RSA 2012Cyber Law: Hot Topics 20122012
ISACA of Western N.Y. State Annual ConferenceCollaboration: Law and Technology Partners in Cyber Standards2012
GovSec 2012Rule of Law in Cyber Crime: the Private Sector Role2012
Quello Center Conference/Mich State Univ.--Georgetown Univ.Legal Issues in Social Media2011
RSA 2010Hot Topics in Info Sec Law 20102010
NATO CCD CoE Cyber Conflict Conference 2010IT Supply Chain Dvelopments2010
IBM Federal Research SummitSupply Chain Risk: Threat to the "Secure Planet"2010
Global Cyber Security Policy ConferenceGlobal Cyber Response Policies2010
ABA Informtion Security Cte.IT Supply Chain Risk2010
RSA 2009Information Security: Legal "Hot Topics"2009
IDGA Intelligence Community SummitIntelligence community Public-Private collaboration2009
RSA 2008Info Sec: Review of 2008 Legal Hot Topics2008
Implementing Privacy Protections in Government Data MiningAuditing Privacy Controls2008
Cyber Security: Developing a Canadian StrategyCyber Security Policy; International2008
eCrime Researchers SummitFederal R&D for Cyber Security2007
Defense Science Board Summer Study 2007Health IT: Defense Role in Civilian Care2007
Congressional Internet Caucus Constituent BriefingComputer Security: What Your Constituents Need to Know2004
PLI Y2K Practice ConferenceY2K1999
FCW: Federal Procurement SummittProspects for Acquisition Reform1994