Aravind Swaminathan is a global co-chair of Orrick’s Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation practice. Swaminathan is a strategic cybersecurity advisor, who helps clients proactively plan for a crisis and protect their business and brand. He has guided everyone from large public companies to critical infrastructure providers through incidents, and he develops business-centric and brand-centric risk management strategies. He has directed over 150 cybersecurity and data breach investigations. With extensive trial and litigation experience, Swaminathan also defends his clients when cyber, privacy, and payments issues lead to regulatory investigations by the SEC, DOJ, FTC and state Attorney Generals as well as other litigation, including class action litigation and shareholder derivative suits.