Jennie Wang VonCannon
WLALA & WLALA Foundation Secretary
Jennie Wang VonCannon is a partner in the Downtown Los Angeles office of Browne George Ross O’Brien Annaguey & Ellis LLP and is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/US). Ms. VonCannon previously served for over 11 years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and was the Deputy Chief of the Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes Section of the National Security Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Ms. VonCannon now practices white collar criminal and regulatory defense with a focus on data privacy and cybersecurity matters, and litigates a wide range of matters—both civil and criminal—in state and federal court.
During her tenure as a federal prosecutor for the Central District of California, Ms. VonCannon investigated and prosecuted computer intrusion, trade secret theft, cyberstalking and extortion, and copyright infringement cases, and supported a law enforcement squad dedicated to the investigation and disruption of national security threats posed by a particular nation-state. As a former member of the Violent and Organized Crime Section and the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force of the Criminal Division, Ms. VonCannon also investigated and prosecuted myriad offenses, including street gang racketeering, large-scale narcotics, child exploitation and human trafficking, bank and mail fraud, and identity theft.
Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Ms. VonCannon practiced at a large international law firm, focusing on securities litigation and white collar defense.
In addition to being a Life Member of WLALA and previously serving as a Co-Chair of its Litigation Section for three years, Ms. VonCannon is a founding member and an Executive Committee member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Section. She previously served as a board member for the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association.