The 24th Annual McLean Lecture at Pitt Law to Discuss Cyber Law, Policy, and Security


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The 24th Annual McLean Lecture at Pitt Law to Discuss Cyber Law, Policy, and Security
Alumnus Luke Dembosky, ’94, Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton and former DOJ official, to speak

Luke Dembosky

PITTSBURGH—Luke Dembosky, partner at Debevoise & Plimpton and former leading cybersecurity official at the Department of Justice, will deliver the 24th annual McLean Lecture on World Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law at 5:30 p.m. on Mon., March 20, 2017. The Lecture will be in the Teplitz Memorial Courtroom of the Barco Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland.

Dembosky, a 1994 Pitt Law graduate, joined Debevoise & Plimpton in March 2016, after serving as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the Justice Department. Overseeing the DOJ’s first national security cyber portfolio, Dembosky was the senior official on the Target, Sony Pictures, and Home Depot breaches, among many others, and received the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award for leading the GameOver Zeus botnet takedown. His roles at the DOJ included Deputy Chief for Litigation at the Computer Crime and IP Section; DOJ representative at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia; and federal cybercrime prosecutor in Pittsburgh. He participated in the negotiation of a 2013 cyber accord with Russia and the historic 5-point agreement signed by President Obama and President Xi Jinping of China in 2015. At Debevoise & Plimpton, Dembosky advises companies on managing cyber risks, responding to cyber incidents, and handling related litigation matters.

The McLean Lecture on World Law honors the memory and contributions of M.W. McLean, a founder, executive director, and executive vice-president of the World Federalist Association of Pittsburgh.

The Lecture is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board for one hour of substantive CLE credit. There is a $30 fee for processing CLE credit for this event.