Edward McAndrew, a counselor, investigator and trial lawyer who focuses on cybersecurity, privacy and technology matters, has joined DLA Piper's Intellectual Property and Technology practice as a partner. He will be based in both Wilmington and Washington, DC.

A former federal cybercrime prosecutor, Ed helps companies manage cyber-risk, comply with legal requirements and industry standards, prepare for and respond to cyber incidents and handle related investigations and litigation.

In his public service, Ed was a National Security Cyber Specialist with the US Department of Justice in Washington, DC, in the US Attorney's Offices for the Eastern District of Virginia and the District of Delaware.

Ed received his J.D. from Catholic University and his B.A. from The College of New Jersey.