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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, privacy, cybersecurity and the blockchain ecosystem. Ms. Beringer is actively representing technology companies in a range of industries in regulatory matters before the FTC, CFPB, NYDFS, and state Attorneys General.
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, where she led the company’s global Privacy, Product, Regulatory and Litigation legal teams. At Facebook, Ms. Beringer was a member of the core management team and successfully defended the company against hundreds of global regulatory challenges and lawsuits and designed product and business strategies that advanced business goals while earning regulatory approval. She built a global team of more than 180 lawyers and legal professionals worldwide and continually innovated to find working models that promoted collaboration, professional evolution and innovation.
Indicative of her leadership, Ms. Beringer was selected as Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Innovation Practice Group. Ms. Beringer actively advises public company Boards and C-Suite teams on core business strategies, leveraging her unique combination of regulatory, business and technology platform expertise.
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