Andrew Pak

Senior Counsel, Computer Crimes and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS), U.S. Department of Justice

Andrew S. Pak is Senior Counsel in the Computer Crimes and Intellectual Property Section (“CCIPS”) of the Department of Justice in Washington D.C.  As a CCIPS attorney, Mr. Pak handles cybercrime prosecutions, provides federal prosecutors around the country with training, advice, legal guidance on issues related to cybercrime and the collection of electronic evidence, and engages on policy issues relating to the prosecution of cybercrime, the collection of electronic evidence, and cybersecurity.  Mr. Pak has also successfully litigated against major email providers across the country regarding their disclosure obligations under the Stored Communications Act.  From February 2011 through September 2016, Mr. Pak was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Economic Crimes Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey and was the office’s Cybercrime Coordinator.  While at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, Mr. Pak prosecuted the largest computer hacking and securities fraud scheme ever charged, US v. Ivan Turchynov et al. and U.S. v. Iermolovych, where a team of hackers stole press releases from major newswire companies, prior to their public distribution, which they then sold to securities traders who used the stolen information to generate millions in illegal trading profits.  Mr. Pak also prosecuted the largest credit card hacking case charged to date, US v. Vladimir Drinkman et al., relating to hacks into 7-Eleven, JC Penney, Heartland Payment Systems, Hannaford Brothers, Visa, Jet Blue, and others.