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Ashlie Beringer has more than two decades of experience representing media and technology companies in periods of transformation and crisis. Ms. Beringer’s practice focuses on defending technology companies in global regulatory and litigation matters and advising on product, business and compliance strategies, particularly on issues related to disruptive technologies, data management, privacy and security.
Ms. Beringer returned to Gibson Dunn as a partner of the Palo Alto office, after serving as Facebook’s Deputy General Counsel from 2013 to 2020. At Facebook, she was a member of the core management team and successfully defended the company against hundreds of global regulatory challenges and lawsuits. In addition, Ms. Beringer was responsible for designing product, business, and compliance strategies that advanced core business objectives while building capital with regulators, governments and customers.
Prior to joining Facebook, Ms. Beringer was a partner at Gibson Dunn where she developed a leading technology practice and played a critical role in shaping the legal and regulatory landscape to enable innovation in new and misunderstood technical platforms.
The Daily Journal has recognized Ms. Beringer as one of California’s top 100 lawyers, and Chambers USA has recognized her work in the area of Privacy and Data Security.
Ms. Beringer received her law degree from Yale Law School in 1996, where she served as editor of the Yale Law Journal and was the winner of the Yale Mock Trial Competition. She received her bachelor’s degree from University of California Los Angeles, summa cum laude. She served as law clerk to Judge Richard Matsch in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Colorado.
Yale University - 1996 Juris Doctor
University of California - Los Angeles - 1992 Bachelor of Arts