Nancy Libin

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest 1919
Washington 20006 DC US

Nancy Libin, co-chair of DWT’s Privacy & Security + Technology practice, advises clients on legal and regulatory matters related to data privacy and cybersecurity. As a former chief privacy and civil liberties officer of the U.S. Department of Justice, she counsels clients across a variety of industries on compliance with federal laws and state laws, as well as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

Nancy also advocates for her clients in proceedings before government agencies and assists companies that face government investigations and enforcement. She advises companies on cybersecurity risk management both by developing incident response policies as well as assisting clients as they respond to and recover from security incidents.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Chair, 2017-2018; Partner, 2015-2018 – Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, Jenner & Block LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 2009-2012
  • Counsel, Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Washington, D.C., 2007-2009
  • Deputy Director of Delegate Strategy and Ballot Access, John Kerry for President, Washington, D.C., 2003-2004
  • Associate General Counsel, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA, formerly NASD) , Washington, D.C., 1998-2003

Professional & Community Activities:

  • Privacy and Civil Liberties Advisory Board, Palantir Technologies Inc., 2013-present
  • Advisory Board, Cybersecurity Law Institute, Georgetown University Law Center, 2014-2016
  • Co-chair, 2017-present; Member, 2016-present – Advisory Council, Center for Democracy & Technology


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude
  • B.A., History, Harvard University, cum laude


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