Beth George

Beth George is a partner in the San Francisco office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where her practice focuses on the representation of companies in complex cybersecurity and data security matters. She earlier served as Deputy General Counsel to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), advising senior leadership on legislative, policy, and oversight matters. From 2011 to 2016, Beth served in various roles for the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and she was on detail from 2015 to 2016 to serve in the White House as Associate Counsel in the Office of the White House Counsel.

Beth has lectured on surveillance law and technology at the UC Berkeley School of Law, at Stanford University’s law and international policy schools on cyber law and policy, and at Stanford Business School on cybersecurity for executives. She serves as a senior adjunct fellow for the New York University School of Law’s Reiss Center for Law and Security and as an affiliate at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC).


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