Please Join Us for Our Spring 2017 Symposium on April 12th at 6:00pm where our panel will explore the legal and policy issues surrounding private sector and government interactions following a cyber incident.
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We are pleased to welcome a distinguished panel of attorneys specializing in cybersecurity, privacy, and national security law from the public and private sector for this event, two of whom are George Mason alumni.
Scott Ferber, Counsel for Cyber Investigations, Department of Justice (National Security Division) Washington, DC: Scott currently serves as Counsel for Cyber Investigations at the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Security Division. Before his selection as Counsel for Cyber Investigations, Mr. Ferber held a number of other positions within DOJ, including Associate Deputy Attorney General, Senior Litigation Counsel with the National Security Division, and Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Georgia (Criminal Division). Mr. Ferber has investigated and prosecuted a wide range of federal criminal and national security matters, including DOJ-priority cases involving international cyber threats, economic espionage, the illegal export of military and strategic commodities, fraud, public corruption, drug trafficking, and money laundering. Mr. Ferber has also advised the Deputy Attorney General and Attorney General on a range of matters, with special emphasis on cyber policy and national security.
Prior to joining the Department, Mr. Ferber worked at Am Law 100 firms in New York and Atlanta. From 1999 to 2002, he was an Assistant District Attorney with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Mr. Ferber received his Juris Doctor with honors from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and graduated from the University of Michigan with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in History.
Gerry Stegmaier (GMU Law ’00), Partner, Reed Smith LLP, Washington, DC: Gerry is a partner in the Reed Smith’s Intellectual Property, Information and Innovation group. He focuses his practice on corporate governance, intellectual property and Internet issues, especially as they relate to privacy, information security and consumer protection. An experienced and pragmatic litigator, Gerry focuses a significant part of his practice on prelitigation and advisory services relating to business strategy for privacy by design, data protection, intellectual property, and emerging technologies and markets, often acting as outside product counsel to leading innovators and disruptive technology companies.
Gerry is designated as a Certified Information Privacy Professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. In recent years, he has helped many automotive, health information technology, data management, advertising and consumer technology companies with information management and protection strategy including some of the most popular consumer products and services of the last decade.
Gerry graduated magna cum laude from Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University where he was an editor of the George Mason Law Review. Following graduation, he clerked for the Honorable Pauline Newman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is a practitioner in residence and a Senior Research Fellow for George Mason’s Program on the Economics of Privacy as well as an adjunct member of the law faculty.
Robert Duffy (GMU Law ’09), Associate, Baker McKenzie, Washington, DC: Robert is a litigation associate in Baker McKenzie’s Washington, DC office. His practice involves advising clients on administrative, civil and criminal litigation matters, as well as internal investigations. Robert is a member of Baker McKenzie’s global cybersecurity practice.