The CyberLaw Group was formed to fill a growing gap. As society moves further into the Information Age, much of the legal profession remains mired in the 18th Century. A group of tech-savvy attorneys recognized the opportunity to leverage their expertise developed with the Federal government to provide services to clients facing the pressing issues of our day who are in need of modern solutions.
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The Leadership Team
Arnold J. Abraham
Abraham transitioned to the law after serving as a senior executive level civilian official in the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He has over 30 years of experience specializing in national security, homeland security, cyber security, and intelligence.
Abraham retired from federal service as Associate Director of Intelligence for United States Cyber Command, where he ran analytic efforts to characterize cyber threats within the epicenter of our nation’s cyber infrastructure. He has been one of the thought-leaders in the field of cyber warfare since the late 1990's and was recognized by the Central Intelligence Agency with the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement for his groundbreaking work. In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, Abraham helped stand-up the Department of Homeland Security, where he worked closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to strengthen linkages between the Intelligence Community, the Private Sector, and State and Local Law Enforcement authorities. Abraham is a retired Air Force Reserve Lieutenant Colonel who completed combat zone deployments during Operation Desert Storm and in Mogadishu, Somalia. He lived abroad for eight years and traveled to over 50 countries.
Abraham has been trained in mediation locally and internationally. He has completed executive leadership programs at the Harvard Kennedy School and Kellogg School of Management. He is a founding member of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association and taught an undergraduate level course in Cyber Warfare for five years as an Adjunct Professor for American Public University.
University of Maryland
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
National War College
M.S., National Security Strategy, Distinguished Graduate
Information Strategies Concentration Program
Troy State University
M.S., International Relations
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Activities & Affiliations
•Senior Fellow, Center for Health and Homeland Security
•Military Cyber Professionals Association, Board of Advisors
•Adjunct, Institute for Defense Analyses
Francis M. Conlon, Esq.
Francis Conlon is a principal of the Cyber Law Group, where he focuses on public policy and regulatory work. He earned his J.D. from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and is a member of the Maryland Bar. Francis received his B.S. in Banking and Finance, graduating summa cum laude and as a member of the national honor societies Delta Mu Delta and Alpha Chi. He has significant experience working in the public sector.
Prior to attending law school, Francis was employed by the federal government as a senior economist for nearly decade and his analysis and research has been published in the Monthly Labor Review, among other journals. More recently, he worked in the FTC’s Office of General Counsel, where he received the Janet D. Steiger Award for his outstanding work and research on a privacy and data security case.
During law school, Francis served as Student Bar Association Representative and Managing Editor of the The Authority, a quarterly law digest covering nationwide case law affecting housing agencies and development. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Business Law and Antitrust sections.
Principal Privacy consultant
Christopher L. Stevens
Stevens is the publisher of the “Privacy Legion” Newsletter. He is a certified International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Officer, an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy, and a current member of the IAPP Privacy Faculty.
Stevens is an 20+ year Army veteran with a breadth of experience in the federal government including senior positions in the Transportation Security Administration, the Federal Air Marshal Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security, the National Security Agency, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Chris has a Masters Degrees in Strategic Intelligence, Information Resource Management, Transportation Security, and Business Administration and has taught for the University of Maryland, American Military University, and Hagerstown Community College.
IAPP Certifications - US Private Sector, US Government, European, Canadian, Privacy Manager, Information Technology
American Health Information Management Association Certification - Healthcare Information Privacy and Security
Jason A. Greene
A refugee from government bureaucracy, Jason brings some serious cybersecurity and crisis management experience along with a passion for information privacy and protecting victims of cyber harassment.
Jason spent over fifteen years in special operations intelligence and cyber warfare. If he told us exactly what that means, he’d probably have to kill us. What we do know is he developed curriculum on cyber warfare engineering and literally helped write the book on the international law applicable to cyber operations. For real, you can buy it here.
Jason is the first person you want to call at three in the morning when your IT staff discovers a data breach and the last person you want to call to hear a good pun. Joking aside, we’d say that a battle-tested professional who has seen more malware than an adult website is exactly the person to trust when things start to get out of control.
Equally comfortable sporting a hoodie while crafting a HIPAA compliance strategy with your IT staff as he is donning a suit to testify as an expert witness, you know Jason is always ready to work because no one has ever seen him without his sleeves rolled up.
While he does have a slightly dorky love of the law, Jason would still prefer to tell you about the latest internet-of-things device he hacked or introduce you to his two adorable puppies. And when he’s not doing that, he apparently goes to school:
- Juris Doctor with Certificate in Cyber Security & Crisis Management, University of Maryland School of Law
- Masters in Electrical & Computer Engineering with Certificate in Cyber Warfare, Naval Postgraduate School
- Bachelors in Political Science, University of Maryland University College
- Associates in Modern Standard Arabic, Defense Language Institute
- Associates in French Language, Defense Language Institute
- Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)
- Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)