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Eric Vandevelde

Los Angeles, USA USA Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - California

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Eric Vandevelde focuses his practice on federal criminal investigations and enforcement actions, with particular focus on acting on cybersecurity, data protection and fintech-related matters.
"He's a very good litigator who's thoughtful, strategic, creative and has particular expertise in cybercrime." "Eric was very good at absorbing lots of complex information and assisting in formulating effective strategies."
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Eric is a former federal cybercrimes and major frauds prosecutor, and an experienced first-chair trial attorney. His practice focuses on white collar and regulatory enforcement defense, internal investigations, and complex, technology-heavy litigation matters, often involving computer/software-related trade secrets, copyrights, and other intellectual property. He has represented clients in some of the highest profile, highest stakes cases in the country concerning government and law enforcement demands for corporate data and assistance in connection with criminal and national security-related investigations.

Career

From 2007 to 2014, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California. He was Deputy Chief of the Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes Section, supervising one of the nation’s largest teams of federal prosecutors dedicated to investigating and prosecuting computer hacking and intellectual property offenses. He was the lead prosecutor on numerous high-profile cybercrime investigations, including cases involving corporate espionage, theft of trade secrets, APTs (advanced persistent threats), botnets, distributed denial of service attacks, SQL-injection attacks, and other sophisticated cyberattacks.

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JD, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005. BS in Computer Science, Stanford University, 1998.

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Eric Vandevelde

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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