Michael Zweiback has significant experience in matters involving the theft of trade secrets, intellectual property disputes, national security, technology, privacy and data security, and complex commercial litigation. Michael previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney and while in this role, served as chief of the Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes Section and was the principal advisor to the U.S. Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on Cyber Crime. He has more than 25 years of trial experience, including civil litigation and international arbitration.
Michael is a contributor to radio, television and print media on cybersecurity and privacy issues. Michael also participates in The George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security’s Active Defense Task Force, which is developing best practices for business and government in addressing cyber threats.
Michael has significant experience defending government investigations on behalf of individuals and corporations in health care (providers and hospitals), financial services, antitrust, environmental and anticorruption, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). He also defends against enforcement actions brought by agencies such as the SEC, FTC, FCC and Department of Health and Human Services and against violations of various provisions of federal and state data security laws brought by attorney general offices.