Kamal Ghali

Chaiken Ghali LLP

Kamal leads the Cybersecurity & Privacy and White Collar Criminal Defense practices at Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP, an Atlanta, Georgia-based trial and investigations law firm. He is a former U.S. Department of Justice cybercrime and white-collar crime prosecutor. He previously served as the Deputy Chief of the Cyber and Intellectual Property Crime Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta and as the law enforcement point-of-contact for all cyber events impacting the Northern District of Georgia. As a federal prosecutor, he investigated complex frauds, global cyber threats, state-sponsored cyber intrusions, cases involving over 100 data breaches, and he led high-profile prosecutions of significant international cyber-criminals. He is the recipient of a DOJ Director’s Award from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for superior performance in co-prosecuting the promoters and developers of SpyEye, a pernicious malware that inflicted nearly a billion dollars in losses around the world. His work focuses on helping clients strategically respond to fast-moving crises including data breaches and trade secret thefts; ongoing government investigations, regulatory enforcement actions, and white-collar criminal prosecutions; and complex civil litigation involving allegations of fraud, data theft, privacy violations, or criminal misconduct.