Ashlie Beringer is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Facebook, where she leads the Product, Regulatory and Litigation Legal team.
Most recently she was a litigation partner in the Palo Alto office of Gibson Dunn and Co-Chair of the firm’s Information Technology and Data Privacy practice group.
Ms. Beringer has successfully led the defense of leading clients in the online and mobile technology space in numerous consumer and regulatory actions involving data privacy and security issues. In addition, she has successfully defended clients throughout the country in complex patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secrets disputes, including several disputes involving digital technologies, gaming and application platforms, and online and mobile advertising and e-commerce networks.
The Daily Journal recently named Ms. Beringer one of California’s Top 100 lawyers and repeatedly has recognized her as one of California’s Top Women Litigators. Law360 recently named Ms. Beringer one of five national MVPs in the area of Privacy and Consumer Protection, and previously, named her a national "Rising Star", which identified her as one of 10 intellectual property lawyers under 40 to watch in 2010. Her practice was also featured on WSJ.com in “Ashlie Beringer’s Not-So-Long Strange Trip”. Ms. Beringer is ranked in the Chambers USA National Privacy & Data Security up and coming category for 2012. She comments frequently in leading publications on issues of technology and data privacy and was recently featured in a special edition of The Recorder in “Privacy Q&A: The biggest challenge is the unknown”.