Lunch & Learn

Assistant Professor David Thaw

University of Pittsburgh School of Law Law Alumni Association and the ACBA

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:00pm

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University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Law Alumni Association in conjunction with the ACBA presents:

Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
noon—1:00 p.m.
Allegheny HYP Club, Library
619 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

University of Pittsburgh School of Law Assistant Professor David Thaw, a law and technology expert and frequent presenter on issues of cybersecurity, privacy regulation, and cybercrime will be presenting.

Thaw earned his JD at the University of California (UC), Berkeley, School of Law. He holds a PhD in information management and systems and an MA in political science, both from UC Berkeley. He earned undergraduate degrees in government and computer science at the University of Maryland, College Park. Professor Thaw practiced cybersecurity and privacy regulatory law at what was then Hogan & Hartson in Washington, D.C., was a research associate with the University of Maryland computer science faculty and Maryland Cybersecurity Center, and is a technology entrepreneur. Thaw has taught courses in the areas of cybersecurity, privacy, and administrative law while at the University of Connecticut.

In addition to testifying before the U.S. House of Representatives regarding his work in cybersecurity regulation, Thaw has conducted in-depth interviews with chief privacy and information security officers at major U.S. firms as part of a research project. His current projects examine the efficacy of cybersecurity regulation and reform of cybercrime statutes. Thaw has authored numerous articles in publications such as the Washington Law Review, Duke Law & Technology Review, Georgia State University Law Review, and Yale Law Journal Online.

This program and lunch are provided free by the Pitt Alumni Association.  This event is open to all Pitt Law alumni. 

Members of the ACBA are invited to attend.

Please RSVP HERE no later than November 11, 2014

For more information call 412-648-1305 or email

RSVP at this online form.