As a Managing Director in Stroz Friedberg’s Washington, DC office, Ken Mendelson manages a variety of digital forensics, electronic discovery, information security assessment and data breach engagements. Ken supervises matters on behalf of public and private corporations in the context of civil, criminal, and regulatory investigations and proceedings. He also manages cyber-resilience engagements, and leads Stroz Friedberg’s efforts in providing CFIUS/Team Telecom compliance and mitigation services. His clients also include members of Congress, foreign corporations, and high-profile individuals.
Ken has extensive public and private sector experience in the technical, regulatory, and legal aspects of computer and information security and encryption technologies. Prior to his work in the private sector, Ken served as Counsel to the US House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary. Ken was also involved in congressional investigations and served as Investigative Counsel to the US Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs, where he conducted an intensive oversight investigation into fraudulent fundraising activities. Ken previously worked in the Washington, DC office of Kaye Scholer LLP. Mr. Mendelson is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA). He also holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. from Boston University College of Communication and a J.D. from Boston University Law School.