Lewis Brisbois Expands Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Capabilities With Washington D.C. Hire
Washington, D.C. (April 6, 2020) - Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Brian Craig to its Washington, D.C. office as a partner in the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice.
Craig joins Lewis Brisbois from TLT, LLP in London where he served as the practice leader for the firm’s UK-wide national Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Security practice. He brings to Lewis Brisbois over 25 years of experience handling complex data and cyber matters.
“I am very excited to join the award-winning team led by Sean Hoar at Lewis Brisbois,” Craig said. “Lewis Brisbois has an amazing reputation and a deep bench of subject matter experts, with fantastic industry experience and client recognition,” he added.
Craig has practiced law in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and England, counseling numerous clients on data and cybersecurity matters including measures to be taken to build resilience, breach response and regulatory compliance. As part of his practice, he has handled General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance projects and has advised on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Craig’s clients have included domestic and foreign technology companies and financial institutions with a particular emphasis on the aerospace and defense industry. Prior to joining TLT, he served as general counsel for subsidiaries of Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, and United Technologies. He has advised fin-tech startups as well as major clearing banks on privacy and cybersecurity matters and is a frequent speaker and author in the field.
“We look forward to the contributions that Brian will make to our team. He is in a position to provide unique perspectives because he not only has extensive experience in the U.S., but also in the UK London Market. Brian's presence will allow Lewis Brisbois to continue to expand and enhance its data privacy and cybersecurity capabilities. We are excited to have him on the team,” said Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Chair Sean Hoar.
Although cybersecurity matters comprise the majority of Craig's work, he also represents companies in technology transaction matters. “Sean Hoar and others on his team have a tremendous network and reputation which I am proud and honored to join,” Craig said.