Full Name
Garylene "Gage" Javier
Job Title
Associate | Privacy & Cybersecurity
Crowell & Moring LLP
Speaker Bio
Garylene “Gage” Javier is a technology lawyer and member of the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group at Crowell & Moring LLP's Washington, D.C. office. Leveraging her diverse background in science and business, she specializes in guiding clients through the complex realm of privacy and cybersecurity, advising startups and multinational corporations.

With a deep understanding of organizational privacy and cybersecurity needs, Gage provides counsel on risk assessment, compliance, crisis management, and investigations. She devises tailored compliance strategies and assessments based on industry-specific best practices and applicable laws. Gage also develops incident response plans and tabletop exercises to ensure organizations can effectively handle cybersecurity incidents. She represents clients in technology litigation, internet enforcement actions, and investigations into cybercrime, fraud, data breaches, and brand infringements. Gage is experienced in devising proactive cyber strategies to disrupt and dismantle criminal organizations engaged in cybercrimes.

Gage is a prolific writer and speaker on cutting-edge technologies, including biometrics, artificial intelligence, and the metaverse. Her contributions to legal discourse were recognized with the 2023 Law360/Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing. She was also listed on the 2023 Lawyers of Color Hot List.

In addition to her legal endeavors, Gage is a mayoral appointee and serves on the District of Columbia Innovation and Technology Inclusion Council working to grow DC’s innovation and tech economy. She has over 15 years of experience managing teams at the local, regional, and national level and is dedicated to advancing diversity and inclusion within the legal profession, serving as the immediate past president of the National Filipino American Lawyers Association. Gage currently serves on the American Bar Association Cybersecurity Legal Task Force.

Gage received her J.D. from Appalachian School of Law, her LL.M. in dual concentrations of Intellectual Property and Criminal Law with a focus on computer crimes from American University Washington College of Law, and dual MBAs from both Cornell University and Queen’s University.
Garylene "Gage" Javier