Nathaniel Akerman, Esq.
Nick Akerman is a trial lawyer specializing in both complex civil and criminal cases. He has a well-established expertise on data compliance, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and the Economic Espionage Act. Prior to private practice Nick served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York and was an Assistant Special Watergate Prosecutor with the Watergate Special Prosecution Force under Archibald Cox and Leon Jaworski.
He is a nationally recognized expert on computer crime and the protection of competitively sensitive information and computer data. He was a contributor and a quoted expert in the first global study highlighting the vulnerability of the world’s intellectual property and sensitive information that was released by McAfee on January 29, 2009, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
He appears regularly on MSNBC and CNN and has been a featured quoted expert on computer fraud and legal issues in the New York Times, USA Today, the Washington Post, and Newsweek. Nick received his JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School; and his BA, magna cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts. He is admitted to practice in New York, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia.