John Cleary’s practice focuses on serving the Technology Transaction and Data Privacy needs of U.S. companies, with an emphasis on data security incidents and other cyber controversies.

John also brings his dispute resolution skills to bear on problems faced by clients across an array of litigation and pre-litigation settings, principally in the areas of intellectual property, cybersecurity, insurance, banking and maritime law.  John previously served for several years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C., representing U.S. government agencies and officials in a range of constitutional and other federal sector issues.
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Amicus Brief Committee, Member 
  • Committee on Cybersecurity, 2015 - present

  • Vice Chair