Biography

Nancy Libin is a co-chair of Davis Wright Tremaine’s Privacy & Security + Technology practice.  She helps companies in a wide range of industries navigate the ever-increasing and complex array of privacy and cybersecurity laws and regulations.  She has provided legal and regulatory compliance advice, advocated in rulemaking proceedings before federal and state agencies, advised regarding data privacy and security issues in the context of mergers and acquisitions, developed data governance programs, and counseled clients regarding data security incidents. 

Nancy has extensive federal government experience: she was the Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer of the U.S. Department of Justice during the first term of the Obama Administration and served as Counsel to then-Senator Joe Biden on the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Prior to joining Senator Biden’s staff, she was Counsel at the Center for Democracy & Technology, a public policy organization in Washington, D.C. that focuses on Internet law and policy.  She began her career at Howrey & Simon where she practiced general commercial litigation.  She received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her A.B. from Harvard University.