Thomas Hibarger is a Managing Director in Stroz Friedberg’s Washington, D.C. office, where he directs engagements involving cybercrime and data breach response, digital forensics, and eDiscovery. Mr. Hibarger is also responsible for leading investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, anti-bribery and corruption, due diligence, internal corporate fraud, employee misconduct, and theft of intellectual property.
Mr. Hibarger previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) for nearly 25 years, most recently as Chief of the Criminal Division where he oversaw all federal investigations and criminal cases brought by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Before his term as Criminal Chief, Mr. Hibarger was a Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (CHIP) prosecutor and was trained on computer crimes and computer forensics at the National Advocacy Center, and at the National CHIPS conference.
Mr. Hibarger is a member of the Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute Advisory Board. His recent speaking engagements include the Virginia Information Technology Legal Institute, where he spoke on Ethical Issues Related to Cyber-Security; a webinar for ISSA entitled Data Breach: Preparation, Response and Effective Communication with the C-Suite; and a Bloomberg BNA webinar on Cyber Security: the Corporate Counsel’s Agenda.