Evan Wolff

Evan Wolff

Partner in Crowell & Moring

Evan D. Wolff is a partner in Crowell & Moring's Washington, D.C. office, where he co-Chairs the Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group. Prior to entering private practice, Evan served in a variety of leadership positions at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and at The MITRE Corporation. Evan is one of the few attorneys who can leverage a multidisciplinary body of work to solve his clients’ most vexing problems in the areas of homeland security, privacy protection, and cybersecurity. 
Evan focuses his practice in three primary areas: homeland security regulatory counseling; security risk management and compliance; and cybersecurity compliance and investigation. His experience in both the government and the private sectors brings credibility and foundation, while his hands-on, practical experience with the development and implementation of rapidly evolving policies, programs, legislation, and regulations add to his credentials.
On the security risk management front, Evan advises critical infrastructure companies, including the nation's largest pipelines, energy, water, transportation, and defense companies, on risk management and liability issues. These include advising on the use of the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 (SAFETY Act) and developing security compliance policies and protocols along with counseling on associated governance issues.

In the cybersecurity space, Evan counsels a diverse array of companies on regulatory and compliance issues, he has experience counseling companies and working with technical consultants on data breach prevention and advises clients on the management of data at every step of the information life cycle. Evan has handled numerous data security breaches and has conducted many security compliance reviews to help companies mitigate further exposure and risk.

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