Brandon Graves helps clients manage cybersecurity crises. Whether the crisis is a result of a security breach, regulatory investigation, or business conflict, Brandon helps clients address the underlying cause of the crisis while minimizing business disruption. He also provides advice to clients in the normal course of their business to help them operate more securely and efficiently. His focus is on bridging the gap between security professionals and clients’ compliance obligations to create practical, compliant security programs.
Counseled clients of varying sizes and industries in responding to breaches, including considerations around privilege, insurance, notifications, technical security matters, and regulator inquiries. Objective is to get clients back to business as usual with minimal disruptions in day-to-day operations.
Assisted multiple clients by conducting due diligence on acquisition targets and responding to due diligence as an acquisition target.
Assisted clients in complying with a wide variety of security standards and regulations, including PCI DSS, HiTrust, NIST 800-53, and NYDFS. Focused on creating practical security plans that meet compliance requirements without burdening security staff in compliance work.
Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia, 2011
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2009
- Order of the Coif
B.S., Computer Science, United States Military Academy, 2001
- Superintendent's List
- Associate, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Washington, D.C., 2012-2018
- Litigation Associate, Hunton & Williams LLP, Washington, D.C., 2010-2012
- Law Clerk, Hon. J.L. Edmondson, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, Atlanta, 2009-2010
- Summer Associate, Mayer & Brown LLP, Washington, D.C., 2008
- Summer Associate, Hunton & Williams LLP, Washington, D.C., 2007, 2008
- Infantry Officer, U.S. Army, 2001-2006