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Washington, DC

Garylene (Gage) Javier

Crowell & Moring LLP
Internet Law & Cyber-Security


    Garylene (Gage) Javier’s practice includes the full incident lifecycle, including preparing privacy and incident response policies, engaging forensic experts for privileged investigations after intrusions, and finalizing formal data breach notifications. Her regulatory compliance counseling work includes advising on legal obligations associated with various U.S. and international privacy law regimes, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), and the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA).

    Dedicated to working with her clients to reduce their risk profile, Gage advises clients on data governance issues to address business needs while minimizing risks and complying with a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape and other legal obligations.

    Gage’s representative matters include:

    • Representing Microsoft in carrying out various actions disabling IP addresses and domains controlled by malicious botnets responsible for global malware distribution.
    • Counseling a technology company trusted by Fortune 500 companies and global non-profit entities on a ransomware incident and engage a forensic expert to conduct a privileged forensic investigation.
    • Advising a multinational electronics company on privacy and cybersecurity compliance related to personally identifiable information (PII) and encryption requirements under the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS).
    • Advising a national construction firm on privacy and incident response policy reviews.

    Gage is also a frequent author and presenter on issues related to biometric privacy and litigation issues, virtual currencies, and critical infrastructure.

    Prior to entering private practice, Gage managed the commercial and government contracts department of a security and intelligence firm by providing worldwide security, intelligence, technology, and training services to government and private enterprises. Gage has over 15 years of experience leading teams at the local, regional, and national levels.

    Gage currently serves as the President of the National Filipino American Lawyers Association. She is also an active member of the American Bar Association where she was competitively selected as an ABA Business Law Section Fellow and for the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Leadership Academy. She is currently the Vice Chair for the TIPS Cybersecurity and Data Privacy General Committee.

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