Michael Morgan is a leader of the Firm’s Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice.

Recognized as one of the nation’s leading lawyers in cybersecurity, Mike has guided clients through some of the largest and most complex data breaches, breaches involving more than 50 million records and incidents affecting persons in over 100 countries around the world. He counsels clients on compliance with US and international regulations relating to cybersecurity and data privacy, including compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and China’s Network Security Law.

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  • Advised a global provider of connected car applications on compliance with privacy and cybersecurity regulations, including the GDPR and China’s Cybersecurity Law
  • Advised a big data company on its cybersecurity compliance program, including the development and implementation of a vulnerability management and data breach response plan
  • Advised an Internet of Things (IoT) provider on compliance issues arising from the global launch of a personal digital assistant device

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  • The Legal 500 United States, 2018
  • Cybersecurity Docket 2016, “Incident Response 30” list of leading cybersecurity lawyers
  • Top Cyber/Artificial Intelligence Lawyers 2018, Daily Journal


  • Los Angeles City College Foundation, board member


University of California – Los Angeles School of Law, JD, 1993
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, BS, cum laude, 1989


Courts / Agencies
Supreme Court of the United States
US District and State Courts of California (all)
US District Court for the District of Colorado
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Pro hac vice admissions: Oregon, Kansas, Hawaii, Utah, Virginia and Arizona