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Sasha Begovic
Practice Areas: Cybersecurity | Litigation | Outside GC
Sasha Begovic
Practice Areas:  Cybersecurity | Litigation | Outside GC

Sasha Begovic is an accomplished corporate litigator, transactional attorney and cybersecurity lawyer. Sasha brings a wealth of diverse experience and expertise to his multifaceted practice.  Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Sasha’s pursuit of law was sparked amid a complex political climate. Throughout his career, Sasha has navigated challenging legal landscapes.

Sasha has successfully handled complex commercial litigation, mediation, and arbitration cases, representing clients from various sectors including technology, cybersecurity, real estate, and construction.  He manages all phases of litigation and serves as a primary point of contact for internal and external counsel, experts, vendors, employees, and clients.

In addition to his corporate litigation and transactional work, Sasha has expanded his practice to include cybersecurity law, providing comprehensive legal counsel in areas, such as cybersecurity incident response and compliance. His most recent endeavor is the pursuit of ongoing education and certification to assist clients in navigating the evolving landscape of cybersecurity risks and providing strategies to protect their sensitive data and mitigate potential threats in areas of data privacy and information security.

Sasha’s commitment to delivering sound advice, coupled with his unique perspective drawn from international experience, underpins his approach to every legal challenge.  With exceptional negotiation and communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal, business development, and client management abilities, Sasha is a valuable asset in any legal context.

Representative Work
  • Development and implementation of privacy, data protection, and disaster recovery policies spanning numerous industry sectors
  • Cyber incident response and ransomware negotiation
  • Litigation of technology disputes involving artificial intelligence and intellectual property disputes
  • Litigation of construction defect and contractual disputes in excess of $100MM
  • Resolution of corporate buyouts, mergers and acquisitions
  • Litigation of contractual disputes
  • Successful mediation and arbitration of contractual disputes
  • Outside general counsel to managed service providers and cybersecurity vendors

J.D., Texas A&M School of Law
B.A., English Literature, Texas A&M University

  • State Bar of Texas
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

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