Cyber Legal Policy Committee

The Cyber Legal Policy Committee addresses legal, contractual and regulatory issues with respect to cyber-related laws, policies, and regulations affecting the Defense Industrial Base.  The committee provides a forum for discussion and other appropriate activities to facilitate better understanding and compliance in this area.

Co-Chairs

Rolando Sanchez, Law Office of Rolando R. Sanchez, PLLC  rolando@sanchezpllc.com

Susan Warshaw Ebner, Partner at Stinson Leonard and Street  susan.ebner@stinson.com

Bios

Rolando Sanchez
Rolando Sanchez is a government contracts, white collar and litigation attorney at the Law Office of Rolando R. Sanchez, PLLC.  He has been a litigator for 19 years and began his career in the United States Marine Corps, where he served in multiple litigation roles.  Upon leaving active duty, he practiced at a nationally known law firm, representing corporations in complex litigation matters, before starting his own practice.  He has written on the subject of cybersecurity within the Defense Industrial Base for the last seven years.  Rolando remains in the Marine Corps Reserve, and is assigned to the Marine Corps Cyberspace Operations Group in Quantico, VA.

Susan Warshaw Ebner, J.D.
Susan advises and represents clients in matters related to government contracting and compliance, including bid protests, small business size protests and appeals, contract administration and compliance programs, strategic alliances, cyber and supply chain risk, security, audits and investigations, requests for equitable adjustment, claims and formal and informal dispute resolution. Susan also counsels clients on federal research and development-related matters, including other transaction agreements, technology investment agreements, cooperative agreements, Small Business Innovation Research and grants.  Her clients include businesses of all sizes, nonprofits and consortium clients.

She also is the Section Secretary of the American Bar Association Public Contract Law Section (ABA PCLS), as well as the Co-Chair of the ABA PCLS Division I - Procurement. She has chaired the ABA PCLS Acquisition Reform and Emerging Issues Committee Task Force on Counterfeit Parts.   Previously Susan served as President of the Boards of Contract Appeals Bar Association, Inc., President of Women In Defense, A National Security Organization, and on the Board of Directors of the NDIA and the ABA PCLS Council.