Avi B. Ginsberg

Associate

Overview

Avi Ginsberg is a cybersecurity and data privacy attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP based in the Boston office. He has substantial industry experience in cybersecurity and international business transactions. He regularly helps clients respond to ransomware attacks and data breaches.
 
Avi focuses his practice on nuanced cybersecurity issues, advising clients on their information security programs, cybersecurity incident response, and performing diligence in technology transactions. 
 
Prior to law school, Avi was CEO/founder of an international country-code domain name (ccTLD) registrar company. He also served as the executive director of information technology for a New Jersey law firm and the chief operating officer of a legal trial simulation and focus group company.
 
Avi has over a decade of experience with web application design and programming, cybersecurity, databases, website exploit discovery/penetration testing, automation, bot development, software development, and reverse engineering.
 
During law school, Avi operated a company which helped small businesses with product development, branding, internet marketing, and outsourcing.

Publications

  • Co-author, “Social Networking Without Sacrificing Privacy,” 2018 International Conference on System Science and Engineering (2018)
  • Co-author, “Rapid Homoglyph Prediction and Detection,” 2018 1st International Conference on Data Intelligence and Security (2018)

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center (L.L.M., with distinction, 2021)
    • Specialization, International Business & Economic Law
  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
    • Technology Law and Policy Scholar
    • Former director of technology, Georgetown Technology Law Review
    • Former vice president, Cyber Law Society
    • Former member, OutLaw
  • Monmouth University (M.S., 2017)
    • Computer Science (Databases & Artificial Intelligence)
    • Recipient, Academic Excellence Award
    • Recipient, Highest Ranking Computer Science Graduate Student Award
  • Monmouth University (B.S., summa cum laude, 2016)
    • Computer Science
    • Recipient, Academic Excellence Award
    • Recipient, Highest Ranking Computer Science Undergraduate Student Award
    • Former member, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
    • Former member, Tau Sigma

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US)
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Insights

Top Legal Issues Facing the Automotive Industry in 2022
17 March 2022
Dashboard Insights
Security Measures to Deploy Now to Defend Against a Russian Cyberattack
25 February 2022
Innovative Technology Insights
Practical Strategies to Combat Common Cybersecurity Threats and Mitigate Risk
22 February 2022
Innovative Technology Insights
Maintaining Privilege Over Forensic Reports
23 September 2021
Innovative Technology Insights