Jim Pastore is a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton and a member of the firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice and Intellectual Property Litigation Group. Mr. Pastore has assisted a broad range of clients in cybersecurity and data privacy matters, including data breaches, data security, incident response and risk management. Named as a Cybersecurity Trailblazer by The National Law Journal, Mr. Pastore has also twice been named to Cybersecurity Docket’s “Incident Response 30,” a collection of 30 of the “best and brightest” incident response attorneys in the country. Benchmark Litigation named Mr. Pastore to its Under 40 Hot List and Law 360 named him a “Rising Star” for his cybersecurity work.
Mr. Pastore previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the Southern District of New York, where he was assigned to the Complex Frauds Unit and Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Section. He regularly speaks on panels about cybersecurity and data privacy, and has also published a number of articles about cybersecurity.