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Jennie VonCannon

Partner,
Browne George Ross LLP

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Browne George Ross LLP
Los Angeles, CA

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Jennie Wang VonCannon is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Browne George Ross LLP and is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/US). Ms. VonCannon previously served for over 11 years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and was the Deputy Chief of the Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes Section of the National Security Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Ms. VonCannon now practices white collar criminal and regulatory defense with a focus on data privacy and cybersecurity matters, and litigates a wide range of matters in state and federal court.

During her tenure as a federal prosecutor for the Central District of California, Ms. VonCannon investigated and prosecuted computer intrusion, trade secret theft, cyberstalking and extortion, and copyright infringement cases, and supported a law enforcement squad dedicated to the investigation and disruption of national security threats posed by a particular nation-state. As a former member of the Violent and Organized Crime Section and the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force of the Criminal Division, Ms. VonCannon also investigated and prosecuted myriad offenses, including street gang racketeering, large-scale narcotics, child exploitation and human trafficking, bank and mail fraud, and identity theft.

Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Ms. VonCannon practiced at a large international law firm, focusing on securities litigation and white collar defense.

Speaking Engagements
“Cybersecurity and Your Practice: The Impact of the 2020 U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission Report’s Findings on the Los Angeles Business and Legal Communities,” Los Angeles County Bar Association Privacy and Cybersecurity Section MCLE Program.
“Cryptocurrency and Cybersecurity,” Securities and Exchange Commission Los Angeles Region 32nd Annual Joint Regulatory Conference
“Strategies for IP Protection in China: What Los Angeles-Area Businesses Need to Know,” U.S. Patent and Trademark Office China IP Roadshow
“Cybersecurity in the Digital Age,” Professional Fiduciary Association of California 24th Annual Educational Conference
“The Recent Surge in U.S. Law Enforcement against Chinese Companies,” Cornell Law School Alumni Association MCLE Luncheon

Community
Board of Governors, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)
Executive Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) Privacy and Cybersecurity Section
Former Board Member, Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association (SCCLA)

Certification
CIPP/US, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Bar Admissions
State Bar of California
United States District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California
United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit
United States Supreme Court

Education
University of California at Berkeley School of Law, J.D., 2004
University of California at Berkeley, B.A., English & Political Science with Honors, 2001

Practice Areas

  • Cybercrime
  • Government Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Privacy, Data Security and Information Law
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trials
  • White Collar Crime

Law or Graduate School Name

  • Berkeley Law School