Andrew Konia > McGuireWoods LLP > Tysons, United States > Lawyer Profile

McGuireWoods LLP
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United States


As chair of the firm’s data privacy and security team, Andrew leads a nationally recognized team of professionals dedicated to protecting clients’ systems, networks and data, managing information, and responding to cyber incidents.

In his own practice, Andrew assists clients in the development of information governance and data protection programs, and regularly counsels clients on data breach remediation, as well as privacy and security issues in vendor contracts and M&A/private equity transactions. Andrew principally focuses on proactive protective measures that a company can employ in the construction of its policies and critical contracts in order to prevent the occurrence of security breaches, investigations, lawsuits and similar harmful events. He also counsels clients on interpreting and complying with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI/DSS).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)

Based in Tysons, Andrew Konia manages the data privacy and security offering at McGuireWoods LLP, and is an expert in supporting clients during investigations, data breaches and tech sector M&A, with a particular emphasis on the telecoms sector. Janet Peyton in Richmond, Pittsburgh’s Anne Peterson and Rodger Heaton in Chicago are further key names in the team. Emily Voorheis left for an in-house role in early 2021.