Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Alexander H. Southwell

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Former SDNY AUSA, experienced trial lawyer. Handles white-collar criminal and regulatory enforcement defense, internal investigations, compliance monitoring, and complex civil litigation. Chairs firm’s Privacy, Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection practice, with extensive experience handling data breach/security and privacy-related investigations, counseling, and litigation.


AUSA, SDNY, member of office's Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, experienced computer crimes prosecutor; Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law; Law Clerk to Judge Naomi Buchwald, US District Court, SDNY.


New York University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 1997. Princeton University, AB, magna cum laude, 1993.