Aravind Swaminathan represents companies and individuals in government and internal investigations, cybersecurity incidents and data breaches and matters relating to privacy.

A former federal prosecutor, Aravind draws on extensive experience in investigating a broad array of both cyber and white collar crimes, including cases involving hacking, phishing, theft of trade secrets, click fraud, cyber threats, complex investment schemes, corporate fraud and embezzlement, securities fraud, tax evasion and major bank failure. Aravind has represented clients in FCPA, healthcare and cyber investigations by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission and state Attorneys General.

Aravind is also an experienced civil litigator and trial lawyer, having successfully tried numerous felony white collar fraud and cyber/digital cases, and briefed and argued numerous appeals before the Ninth Circuit. Aravind has represented clients in all manners of civil litigation, including privacy class action litigation, securities and derivative shareholder litigation and complex commercial litigation.

In his cybersecurity and privacy practice, Aravind counsels clients in evaluating and managing cybersecurity risk, including through corporate governance. He has directed numerous internal data breach investigations and cybersecurity incident response efforts, and represents companies and organizations facing cybersecurity and privacy-oriented class action litigation that can often follow a breach.

Aravind has represented a number of companies in privacy-related class action matters, including allegations made under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Aravind also has extensive experience working with other stakeholders in cybersecurity and privacy matters, having led the United States Attorney's Office cybercrime outreach program for the Western District of Washington, where he worked with members of the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, law enforcement and other organizations on cybersecurity and related privacy issues.