Ed McAndrew is a counselor, investigator and trial lawyer who focuses on cybersecurity, privacy and technology matters.

Ed counsels and represents clients on cyber incident response, crisis management, internal and governmental investigations and technology-related litigation. Ed has handled more than 800 cyber incidents and has tried more than 37 cases to verdict over a career split between the private and government sectors. Major substantive areas of his practice include cybersecurity, digital privacy, social media, commercial, employment, intellectual property, corporate governance, regulatory, white collar, and other criminal matters. He also advises on cyber-based national security issues, as well as governmental demands for data and assistance in investigations.

Ed served for nearly a decade as a federal cybercrime prosecutor in the US Department of Justice, in Washington, DC and in the US Attorney's Offices for the Eastern District of Virginia and for the District of Delaware. As a Cybercrime Coordinator and National Security Cyber Specialist, Ed handled a multitude of high-profile, complex and sensitive investigations, trials and appeals − many involving cutting edge legal and technological issues. He has extensive experience in investigations and litigation involving hacking, data theft, ransomware and other cyberattacks; digital espionage; cyberstalking; threats and extortion; identity and intellectual property theft; terrorism and domestic extremism; financial, government contracting, and tax fraud; money laundering; export control violations; obstruction of justice; online child exploitation; and human, narcotics, and firearms trafficking. In 2015, The National Law Journal named Ed an inaugural "Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Trailblazer" for his work in the US Department of Justice.

Prior to his government service, Ed was a partner and the deputy leader of the litigation department at an international law firm.  He began his legal career as a law clerk to Judge Collins J. Seitz, of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Ed serves by appointment as co-chair of the Delaware Supreme Court's Commission on Law and Technology and as co-chair of the Media Law Resource Center's Data Privacy Committee. He is an avid commentator, presenter and author on legal issues related to cybersecurity, digital privacy, cybercrime, computer forensics and Internet safety.