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David N. Fagan

David N. Fagan

Covington & Burling LLP

Washington, DC, USA

David Fagan leads Covington’s cybersecurity incident response practice and also co-chairs the firm’s top ranked practice on cross-border investment and national security matters, including reviews conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

In the privacy and data security area, Mr. Fagan counsels clients on preparing for and responding to cyber-based attacks on their networks and information, assessing their security controls and practices for the protection of data, developing and implementing information security programs, and complying with federal and state regulatory requirements, as well as on transactional matters involving the transfer of personal data.  Mr. Fagan also has been counsel to companies in a range of cyber and data security incidents, including dozens of data security breach matters involving millions of affected consumers.

Mr. Fagan is rated by Chambers USA and Chambers Global for his leading expertise in privacy and data security and CFIUS matters, and was named a Dealmaker of the Year by The American Lawyer for 2016.


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