Christian S. Genetski
Partner, Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College; J.D., Vanderbilt
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College; J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law. Professor Genetski is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, where...Continue Reading
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College; J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law. Professor Genetski is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, where he is the vice-chair of the firm’s Information Security practice group. Prior to joining Sonnenschein, he worked as a trial attorney in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. At the Department of Justice, he investigated and prosecuted computer intrusion cases and intellectual property crimes. He also provided extensive training to federal prosecutors and agents on computer crime, intellectual property rights enforcement, encryption, critical infrastructure protection, privacy, and other issues arising in connection with new technologies. In private practice, he now advises clients on how to protect the confidentiality, availability and integrity of proprietary information and intellectual property, and conducts investigations and litigation for companies suffering either a breach of computer security or infringement of intellectual property. He has lectured to a wide variety of audiences on topics related to computer crime and intellectual property. Professor Genetski served as Articles Editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review and was selected Order of the Coif, and clerked for the Honorable Frank M. Johnson, Jr. on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.