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Mayer Brown announced today that Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner David Simon (Washington DC) was named to DCA Live’s “2018 Rising Stars of Law – 40 Under 40” list, which recognizes accomplished lawyers in the public and private sectors in the Washington DC area.

Mr. Simon is a member of Mayer Brown’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, National Security and Government Contracts practices. He focuses his practice on complex and sensitive cybersecurity, defense, intelligence and national security matters, with deep experience advising victims of state-sponsored cyber activity. He counsels companies as they address cyber vulnerabilities and breaches, as well as associated legal, regulatory and reputational consequences. He has advised companies on major cybersecurity incidents and incident preparedness across virtually every sector of the economy, including the banking, investment management, tech, automotive, healthcare, defense and intelligence, and telecom. Mr. Simon is a former US Department of Defense special counsel and has advised extensively on cutting-edge cybersecurity and national security matters.