Michael Zweiback has significant experience in white collar criminal defense, trade secret theft, intellectual property disputes, national security, technology, privacy and data security matters. Michael served as an assistant U.S. attorney, as the Chief of the Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes Section and was the principal advisor to the U.S. Attorney Genera’s Advisory Committee on Cyber Crime. Michael has been listed in the 2016 and 2017 editions of The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Criminal Defense: White Collar.
Michael previously served as the practice group leader of the National Security and Digital Crimes practice at Alston and Bird LLP and was co-founder of the Blockchain and Crypto Currency Practice Group at the firm. 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 and related regulatory issues.
Michael has significant experience defending government investigations on behalf of individuals and corporations in health care, financial services, antitrust, and anticorruption, including the 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 the federal and state data security laws brought by attorney general offices.