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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Feb. 6, 2024

The advantages of mediating Computer Fraud and Abuse Act disputes

CFAA cases often involve highly sensitive information, and mediation offers a unique level of privacy as generally mediation briefs and related documents are not filed with the courts or publicly reported.

Daniel B. Garrie

Neutral, JAMS

Cyber Security

Cell: (212) 826-5351


Gail A. Andler

Neutral, JAMS


Gail A. Andler is a retired judge of the Orange County Superior Court. She is a Southern California-based neutral who specializes in business, employment, class actions, and mass torts.

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 (CFAA), codified as United States Code Title 18 Section 1030, is probably best known as the primary federal law governing cybercrime in the United States today. However, the CFAA also provides for civil remedies, which some companies have seen as a way to recover monetary damages for suffered losses from data breaches or cyberattacks that the government is either unwilling or unable to prosecute due to the explosion of cybercr...

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