Beth George is Of Counsel 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 and the intersection of national security and technology. Beth advises clients on legal challenges faced by companies when preparing for and responding to cybersecurity breaches, on internal and government investigations, privacy and compliance, and responding to law enforcement requests for data. Beth currently is a lecturer on surveillance law and technology at the UC Berkeley School of Law and a lecturer on Cyber Law and Policy at Stanford University. She is an affiliate at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), and she serves as a senior adjunct fellow for the New York University School of Law’s Center for Law and Security.
With deep and wide-ranging expertise from her background working at senior levels across the U.S. federal government, Beth has provided legal advice on some of the largest and highest-profile cybersecurity breaches and data collection efforts in the last several years. Previously, Beth served as Deputy General Counsel to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), as an Associate Counsel in the White House Counsel’s Office, in various roles for the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), including as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, and as a Professional Staff Member and Counsel to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.