Washington, DC (October 3, 2022) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Harley L. Geiger as counsel and Heather West as senior director in the firm's eCommerce and Privacy Group in the Washington, DC office.
Ari Schwartz, managing director of Cybersecurity Services at Venable, said, "Harley and Heather are both well-known leaders in the security and privacy community. They have built organization-wide policy programs for some of the most prestigious organizations in the world. Their arrival at the firm will bolster our capabilities as our clients' cybersecurity needs continue to evolve."
Mr. Geiger is a prominent cybersecurity policy expert with extensive experience counseling clients in the business, government, and nonprofit sectors. He assists clients with matters involving cybersecurity and privacy, including in the areas of data security, cyber incident reporting, vulnerability disclosure, digital trade issues, and regulatory compliance. His priority is providing clear, actionable legal guidance and advocating for workable public policy solutions to manage risks and help clients grow. Mr. Geiger received his J.D., his M.A. in journalism, and his B.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri – Columbia.
Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, high-net-worth entrepreneurs, and other individuals. With more than 850 professionals across the country, including in California, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' objectives in the United States and around the globe. Venable advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines. For more information, please visit https://www.venable.com/.