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Kimberly Kiefer Peretti

Partner, Alston & Bird

Kim Peretti is co-leader of the Privacy, Cyber & Data Strategy Team and National Security & Digital Crimes Team. Kim is the former director of PwC’s cyber forensic services group and, as a former senior litigator for the DOJ’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, led benchmark cybercrime cases, including the prosecution of TJX hacker Albert Gonzalez. Kim’s background as a 20+ year information-security professional enhances her practice in managing technical cyber investigations, assisting clients with data-security-related regulatory inquiries, and advising boards and senior executives in cybersecurity and risk matters. She services clients in matters of privacy, national security process and requests, and payment systems compliance and risk mitigation. Kim is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional. Kim serves on the U.S. Secret Service’s Cyber Investigation Board. In 2020, Kim co-founded Alston & Bird’s Women in Cyber NetworkTM.

Kim has been recognized as a leader in her practice area by publications such as Chambers USA, Chambers Global, The Legal 500, The Best Lawyers in America©, Cybersecurity Docket, and BTI Consulting Group. According to Chambers, Kim provides “an extremely high level of client service” where she is ranked Band 1 for Privacy & Data Security: Incident Response. She was featured on CNN Declassified for the benchmark prosecution of the global carding organization Shadowcrew.