Crisis Response &
Incident Investigation

Attorneys

Michael Bahar

Partner

michaelbahar@eversheds-sutherland.com
Washington, DC: +1.202.383.0882
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  • Litigation
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance

Michael Bahar, partner in the Washington DC office, is the co-lead of Eversheds Sutherland’s global cybersecurity and privacy practice and a member of the firm’s Litigation practice. As former Deputy Legal Advisor to the National Security Council at the White House, former Minority Staff Director and General Counsel for the US House Intelligence Committee, and as a former Active Duty Navy JAG, Michael provides advice on cybersecurity and privacy, international law and national security law. While with the House Intelligence Committee, he was lead drafter and negotiator for the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, the USA Freedom Act (which reformed certain key surveillance authorities) and four annual Intelligence Authorization Acts. More recently, he was a leader of the Committee’s investigation into the Russian hacking of the 2016 election. Michael offers clients a wealth of knowledge about cybersecurity, information sharing, privacy, crisis management and establishing cybersecurity programs that are not only in accordance with evolving laws and regulations but that also find business opportunities. Read Michael Bahar’s full bio here.

June 28, 2017
Extension of FCPA Pilot Program Signals Commitment to Proactive Disclosure

The extended life of a Department of Justice program that promotes self-disclosure of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act signals a continued emphasis on individual culpability, according to two Eversheds Sutherland (US) lawyers experienced in defending against government investigations.

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