Greg Lau*

ATTORNEY


PRACTICE AREAS
Cybersecurity


EDUCATION
George Washington University School of Law (J.D.)
University of Denver (M.B.A., dual concentration in Finance and Information Technology/E-Commerce)
University of Denver (B.S., Computer Science, with double minors in Math and Business)


*ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
California
District of Columbia


Greg Lau draws upon a multidisciplinary background encompassing computer science, business and law to advise clients on:

  • Cybersecurity and Privacy Regulations
  • Cybersecurity Incident Response Planning

Greg takes a multifaceted approach to client service, providing legal counsel as well as advocacy with federal regulatory agencies, and advice on applying new and emerging technology to develop business opportunities and strategies.

Before joining ES&A, Greg co-founded ProjectG, a Washington, DC, stealth-mode startup developing automated penetration testing tools to enhance cybersecurity for small to medium-sized organizations. Prior to that, as a Senior Technologist with Holland & Knight, LLP, Greg developed and deployed proprietary auditing software; created safe testing environments to determine clients’ cyber vulnerabilities; participated in negotiations with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC); and interfaced with international clients to explain GDPR requirements and compliance.

Greg earned his J.D. from George Washington University; an M.B.A. with dual concentrations in Finance and Information Technology & E-Commerce from the University of Denver; and a B.S. in Computer Science, with double minors in Math and Business, also from the University of Denver.

 

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

  • ProjectG, Co-Founder and President (2017-May 2020)
  • Holland & Knight, LLP, Washington, DC
    • Senior Technologist (2015-2016)
    • Law Clerk (2012-2015)
  • Office of Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Washington, DC, Legislative Assistant (2009)

AFFILIATIONS

  • State Bar of California
  • District of Columbia Bar

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Privacy + Security Forum, Privacy + Security Academy (2016)
  • Global Privacy Summit 2016, The International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Hacking by Number Reloaded – Web Applications Bootcamp, Black Hat USA 2015