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Wendy T. Wu

Wendy T. Wu

Stroz Friedberg, an Aon company
Managing Director
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Wendy T. Wu is a Managing Director in Stroz Friedberg’s Los Angeles office, where she directs engagements involving cybercrime and data breach response, information security, digital forensics, intellectual property protection, and electronic discovery.  Ms. Wu has more than 15 years of legal and investigative experience having served as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) and a white-collar criminal and civil litigator.

Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Ms. Wu was an AUSA in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, where she most recently served in the Cyber and Intellectual Property Crimes Section, National Security Division.  She also served as a member of the Los Angeles Electronic Crimes Task Force, an inter-agency cybercrime response organization.   As an AUSA, Ms. Wu conducted and supervised investigations and prosecutions of computer intrusions, extortionate denial of service attacks, computer and Internet fraud, theft of trade secrets, criminal copyright infringement, cyber exploitation of victims, financial fraud, and other abuses involving the theft and use of personal identity.  Among her notable cyber cases, Ms. Wu was lead counsel in the first criminal trial involving violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act; prosecuted the operator of the now-defunct “revenge porn” website, isanyoneup.com; and supervised an international investigation involving the use of hired hackers to launch computer attacks against healthcare companies.  She trained new prosecutors regarding electronic surveillance and data privacy issues, and served as formal mentor to new prosecutors during trial.  During her tenure as an AUSA, Ms. Wu also served in the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, where she focused on prosecuting large scale drug trafficking and gang related offenses.

Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Ms. Wu was a member of the White Collar Defense & Investigations Group of Proskauer Rose in New York and Los Angeles.  While at Proskauer, Ms. Wu’s practice focused on white collar criminal defense and compliance matters, with an emphasis in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Ms. Wu graduated with honors from American University, Washington College of Law, and received her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.  She speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese.

Education

J.D., American University, Washington College of Law

B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
Wendy T. Wu is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Your Employee: Best Asset and Worst Threat (August 24, 2018) - Trade Secrets 2018: What Every Lawyer Should Know, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Guidance for Preparing for Forensic Investigations into Trade Secret Theft - Trade Secrets 2018: What Every Lawyer Should Know, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Preventing and Managing Trade Secrets Crises - Trade Secrets 2018: What Every Lawyer Should Know, Thursday, November 08, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Preventing and Managing Trade Secrets Crises - Preventing and Managing Trade Secrets Crises, Thursday, November 08, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Preventing and Managing Trade Secrets Crises - Preventing and Managing Trade Secrets Crises, Thursday, November 08, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Trade Secrets 2018: What Every Lawyer Should Know, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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