Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLPMichael Vatis is a Partner in Steptoe’s New York office. His practice focuses on Internet, e-commerce and technology matters, providing legal advice and strategic counsel on matters involving privacy, security, encryption, intelligence, law enforcement, Internet gambling and international regulation of Internet content. Vatis was the Founding Director of the National Infrastructure Protection Center at the FBI, the first government organization responsible for detecting, warning of and responding to cyberattacks, including computer crimes, cyberterrorism, cyberespionage and information warfare. Previously, he served as Associate Deputy Attorney General and Deputy Director of the Executive Office for National Security in the DOJ, advising the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General.
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