Jason Schwent Joins Lathrop Gage's Cybersecurity Practice in St. Louis


St. Louis, MO. (May 30, 2018)Lathrop Gage is pleased to welcome Jason Schwent, CIPP/US, as Of Counsel in its St. Louis office. Schwent joins the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy team, focusing his practice on technology with an emphasis on cybersecurity and data privacy. He has a U.S. certification as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).

Schwent has significant experience handling cybersecurity breach response matters and investigations in addition to advising and counseling on data privacy and security risk management issues and practice. He has handled cybersecurity breaches for organizations of all sizes and across numerous industries. Protecting client’s brands and reputations is a top priority for Schwent, all while ensuring compliance with numerous state, federal and international compliance regulations and statutes.

In addition to handling cybersecurity matters, Schwent also has significant experience in licensing technology, intellectual property and software. His background is in intellectual property litigation with a focus in software and IT technology, bringing strong technical knowledge to the firm. His clients include established and emerging technology companies, multi-state and multi-national manufacturing companies, as well as large Fortune 500 corporations.

Prior to joining Lathrop Gage, Schwent was a partner at Thompson Coburn LLP in St. Louis. He received his juris doctor from the University of New Hampshire School of Law in 2001, and a B.S. from Truman State University, cum laude, in 1997.

Schwent is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Certified Information Privacy Professional, U.S. private-sector, and was named an Up & Coming lawyer by Missouri Lawyers Weekly in 2014.  


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