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Crowell & Moring Privacy & Cybersecurity Co-Chair Evan Wolff Named Member of the Council on Foreign Relations

Washington – July 13, 2017: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that Evan D. Wolff, partner and co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Group, has been inducted as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Wolff joins the ranks of prominent leaders in the foreign policy arena who are CFR members, including top government officials, scholars, business executives, journalists, prominent lawyers, and nonprofit leaders.

Wolff is an authority on cybersecurity and privacy regulations and a thought leader on broader issues of homeland and national security. He has served as an advisor to the senior leadership at the stand-up of the Department of Homeland Security. He is a member of the Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Group; senior advisor to the ABA Committee on Law and National Security; senior advisor to The Chertoff Group; an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law; a fellow with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; a member of the Sandia National Lab External Advisory Board, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce National Security Task Force.

CFR is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries. The Council also has a robust Cybersecurity section that focuses on digital policy and technology and innovation. 

Founded in 1921, CFR carries out its mission by maintaining a diverse membership, including special programs to promote interest and develop expertise in the next generation of foreign policy leaders and publishing Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal of international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. For more information, visit

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About Crowell & Moring’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Group

Crowell & Moring's Privacy & Cybersecurity Group guides clients across multiple industries through the myriad federal, state, and international laws governing the collection, use, transfer, and protection of data. The group understands the internal and external threats that clients face to their data and systems and provides end-to-end support, from risk mitigation to incident response and litigation defense. The Group provides practical advice that permits our clients to address privacy and cybersecurity issues in a manner that reflects their business needs and risk exposure. The group integrates with nearly every practice group in the firm, including intellectual property, corporate, insurance, white collar, trade secrets, health care, energy, transportation, and government contracts to address the full range of privacy, cybersecurity, and litigation risks faced by clients. The group publishes the Data Law Insights blog, which includes legal insights on navigating privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, information governance, and e-discovery.

About Crowell & Moring LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with approximately 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels.


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