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Marc J. Zwillinger


Founder and Managing Member, ZwillGen PLLC, Adjunct Professor

B.A., Tufts; J.D., Harvard

Professor Zwillinger is a founding partner of ZwillGen PLLC.  In this capacity, he regularly provides advice...

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Professor Zwillinger is a founding partner of ZwillGen PLLC.  In this capacity, he regularly provides advice and counsel on issues related to the increasingly complex laws governing Internet practices, including issues related to Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”), the Wiretap and Communication Acts, CAN-SPAM, spyware, adware, Internet gambling and adult-oriented content. He also helps Internet Service Providers and other clients comply with their compliance obligations pertaining to the discovery and disclosure of customer and subscriber information. Prior to starting ZwillGen PLLC, Professor Zwillinger ran the Privacy and Security groups at two major national firms:  Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal LLP and Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  Before that, he spent three years prosecuting cybercrime from the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. At the Department of Justice, he coordinated the investigations of several high-profile computer crime cases including the 1997 penetration of U.S. military computer systems by an Israeli hacker ("Solar Sunrise") and the February 2000 Denial of Service Attacks on prominent e-commerce sites.  He also investigated and prosecuted violations of the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (the "EEA") and represented the government at trial and in sentencing proceedings in United States v. P.Y. Yang, et al., the first EEA case successfully tried in the United States.  

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"Privacy advocates, tech companies nudge Congress to protect ‘abandoned’ e-mails," Washington Post, September 11, 2014, mentioning Adjunct Professor Mark Zwillinger.

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"Privacy advocates, tech companies nudge Congress to protect ‘abandoned’ e-mails," Washington Post, September 11, 2014, mentioning Adjunct Professor Mark Zwillinger.

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