Expert Witness

Expert Witness

Whether it be for cybersecurity advice; data breach response advice; or SEC/FINRA fraud or compliance, John Reed Stark can become a qualified expert.  John Reed Stark’s lengthy and distinguished career provides a unique kind of expert, whose reputation as an independent, objective and experienced professional puts him at the top of expert witness lists.   John Reed Stark's experience includes:

  • Almost 20 years with the SEC (This includes 11 years as Founder and Chief of the SEC’s Office of Internet Enforcement and 15 years leading cyber-related projects, investigations and broad range of substantial and pioneering SEC enforcement actions);
  • 15 years teaching a law and technology course as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law School;
  • Authoring or co-authoring more than two dozen journal and other publications concerning technology and the law; and 
  • Over five years leading cyber-related and digital compliance engagements at a leading international data breach response/digital risk management firm. 

For instance, John Reed Stark has actually served as an expert in opposition to and on behalf of the SEC on several occasions and has also served as an expert for a broad range of private and public companies -- and also on behalf of the Canadian Department of Justice.  John Reed Stark’s curriculum vitae details an extensive and illustrious career of relevant cyber and SEC experience and is available upon request.    

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Learn More about John Reed Stark's qualifications:

John Reed Stark | Biography

Opinion of the SEC In the Matter of Anthony Fields | February 20, 2015
Initial Decision In the Matter of Anthony FieldsDecember 5, 2012
SEC administrative proceeding and follow-on respondent appeal in which John Reed Stark is admitted as an expert, and his testimony is accepted and relied upon by the SEC Administrative Law Judge in her decision, as well as by the Commission in denying the respondent's appeal.

About John Reed Stark

John Reed Stark's Profile Image John Reed Stark President of John Reed Consulting LLC. Served for 15 years as an SEC enforcement attorney leading cyber-related projects, investigations and enforcement actions; for 11 years as Founder and Chief of the SEC Office of Internet Enforcement; for 15 years as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law School teaching a law and technology course; for 10 years as a Guest Instructor teaching law enforcement and technology training sessions at the FBI Academy. Worked for over five years as Managing Director (three as head of the Washington, D.C. office) of a global digital risk management firm, leading cybersecurity, incident response and digital compliance engagements for corporations and regulated entities. Author of The Cybersecurity Due Diligence Handbook.