Jason G. Weiss is an attorney and award-winning law enforcement and cybersecurity professional who served with distinction for over two decades at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He is Counsel in Drinker, Biddle and Reath’s Information Governance and E-Discovery group, where his practice focuses on cybersecurity incident preparedness and response, compliance with CCPA and other information governance laws and requirements, as well as data analytics, investigations, and e-discovery.
Prior to joining Drinker Biddle, he was most recently a Supervisory Special Agent in the FBI Los Angeles Cyber and Forensics branch, where he founded, designed, and lead a nationally-recognized and accredited computer forensics laboratory. With deep expertise in the management of data breaches, computer intrusion, cybercrime, forensic investigation, white collar crime, counterintelligence, and counterterrorism, Jason also provided FBI-wide legal, technical, and management expertise in connection with hundreds of nationally recognized investigations.
In addition to a broad array of cybersecurity and forensics experience, Jason is a noted instructor and speaker, teaching dozens of cybersecurity and forensics courses domestically and internationally to FBI staff, law enforcement agencies, and private sector partners. He has been an instructor at California State University Fullerton since 2008 and is a sought-after speaker at multiple industry events.
As an attorney, Jason has experience in complex business, real estate, and insurance law as well as commercial transactions. He served as legal clerk and intern for the Honorable D. Howell Jensen, U.S. District Court, and at the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
Jason is the founding Laboratory Director of the Orange County Regional Computer Forensics, working to make that facility the largest of its kind in the nation, with 17 partner agencies and 30+ full-time laboratory personnel. He also expanded the mobile forensics program into one of the largest and most successful in the country.
Jason holds numerous certifications and memberships in the areas of global information security, computer forensics, laboratory management, and more. He has additional professional training, including 2,500 hours of Specialized Computer Forensics, Cyber, Management, and Laboratory Accreditation classes and instruction.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jason G. Weiss