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Megan L. Brown

Megan L. Brown

Wiley Rein LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Megan Brown is a partner in the Litigation, Appellate, and Telecom, Media and Technology practices at Wiley Rein in Washington DC.  She leads the firm’s cyber security and data security practices, working for companies and associations on security and privacy, wireless, mobile devices, and encryption.  Recent work has involved the FCC privacy initiatives, helping develop the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, the Internet of Things, and Internet and mobile security.  She represents clients before various government agencies including the FCC, FTC, DOJ, and NIST, to name a few.  She also assists in analyzing federal efforts to enhance national cybersecurity capabilities under the NIST Framework.  Megan also works with the Wiretap Act and Stored Communications Act.  Megan helps clients navigate complex regulatory proceedings and manage state regulation that interferes with national business planning.   This includes litigating challenges to law and regulation, particularly state and local laws that regulate technology and innovation.  Megan files amicus briefs on the First Amendment and other issues in the Supreme Court.   She was named a “Rising Star” for technology law in 2014.  Megan received her law degree from Harvard Law School, and clerked the Honorable E. Grady Jolly on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  She served in the Department of Justice as Counsel to United States Attorneys General Michael B. Mukasey and Alberto Gonzales.  Megan is on the Board of the Women’s High Tech Coalition, and serves an appointee of Maryland Governor Hogan on judicial selection for Maryland Trial Courts.
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