Brandon Graves

Brandon Graves is a Partner at Centre.  His practice focuses on cybersecurity, privacy, data rights, and other technology related issues.  He advises clients on a broad range of issues, including data breaches, regulatory compliance, contracting, licensing, insurance, and the development of security and privacy programs.

Brandon graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a degree in computer science, and the University of Virginia School of Law.  Before entering private practice, he clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta.

Meet Brandon Graves, Partner

Brandon Graves is a Partner at Centre. His practice focuses on cybersecurity, privacy, data rights, and other technology related issues. He advises clients on a broad range of issues, including data breaches, regulatory compliance, contracting, licensing, insurance, and the development of security and privacy programs. Brandon graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a degree in computer science, and the University of Virginia School of Law. Before entering private practice, he clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta.

Incident Response

  • Coached company with multiple business lines implicating varied regulatory regimes through incident response and breach notification. (2019)

Risk Assessment

  • Conducted risk assessment for companies as part of their regulatory obligations and reasonable security programs. (2018-2019)

Due Diligence

  • Conducted due diligence for acquisition of cybersecurity company. Diligence involved traditional information security topics as well as the technology underlying the business itself. (2018)

NYDFS Examinations

  • Guided multiple clients through NYDFS examinations. (2018)

Breach Investigation

  • Supervised investigation at international company into payment card breach involving thousands of locations and hundreds of acquirers. (2014-2017)

Counseling Financial Technology Service Provider

  • Assisted financial technology service provider in revising IT policies and procedures after FFIEC audit. (2017)

FTC Security Inquiry For Manufacturer

  • Represented manufacturer in response to FTC inquiry on security practices. This resulted in no further action by the FTC despite coverage in national media. (2015-2016)

Cyberattack and Breach Counseling

  • Counseled one of the world’s largest providers of banking and payment services with respect to a significant cyberattack. (2011-2012)
  • Panelist, “Cyber Risk Wednesday: A Conversation on the Software Supply Chain,” Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.10.09.19 
  • Co-presenter, “Data Mapping: An Essential Task for Cybersecurity and Compliance,” Lexology Webinar09.12.19 
  • In re LightYear Dealer Technologies d/b/a DealerBuilt06.14.19 
  • Interview, “E-discovery and Beyond: Facing Change in the Age of AI,” Law.com04.03.19 
  • California Enacts the Nation’s First Internet of Things Security Law10.03.18 
  • California Consumer Privacy Act: A Rapid Q&A06.29.18 
  • Co-presenter, “‘Reasonable’ Cybersecurity for Businesses: Developing a Comprehensive Cybersecurity Strategy,” Webinar, myLawCLE/Federal Bar Association06.28.18 
  • New Vermont Data Broker Regulatory Regime Is Enacted05.31.18 
  • “The Hacking Update,” CyberSecure 2017, New York, New York2017 
  • Co-author, “Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Offices and Directors,” Caxton Business & Legal Inc.10.2017 

District of Columbia, 2011 

Virginia, 2010 

BS of Computer Science, West Point

JD, UVA Law