Judith Germano

Judith Germano

Judith H. Germano (@JudiGermano) is a Senior Fellow on Cybersecurity and Adjunct Professor of Law at NYU School of Law. She also advises public and privately-held companies on cybersecurity and privacy matters, and represents companies and individuals on complex white-collar criminal and regulatory-compliance issues. As the founding member of GermanoLawLLC, Judith has counseled clients on matters of corporate governance, internal investigations and crisis management, and criminal as well as civil defense. Directors and Boards magazine has recognized Judith as a “cybersecurity expert.”

Judith previously was Chief of Economic Crimes at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey. A federal prosecutor for 11 years, Judith supervised and prosecuted complex criminal cases of national and international impact, involving cybercrime, securities and other financial fraud, identity theft, corruption and national security. Judith previously worked at Shearman & Sterling in New York, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph M. McLaughlin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the Honorable Dominic J. Squatrito of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Judith lectures nationally and internationally on issues related to cybersecurity, privacy, financial fraud, private and public-sector corruption (including FCPA), ethics, and national security.