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Edward R McNicholas

Sidley Austin LLP - Washington, DC

Edward R McNicholas - Sidley Austin LLP
  • 1501 K Street NW
  • Washington, DC, District of Columbia, USA
  • 20005

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Edward McNicholas, a co-leader of Sidley’s Privacy, Data Security, and Information Law practice, represents technologically-sophisticated clients facing complex cybersecurity, information technology, privacy and related constitutional issues. Ed spearheads Sidley’s cybercrime focus and has significant experience with litigation and counseling matters involving privacy and data protection, electronic surveillance, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, trade secrets, online advertising, social media, big data/data science and national security.


Former Associate Counsel to President Clinton. Former clerk to Hon Paul Niemeyer, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.