Andrew Vaden

Andrew Vaden is an associate in Covington & Burling’s Washington, DC office. His practice focuses on litigation and on privacy and cybersecurity matters.

From 2015 to 2016, Mr. Vaden was a law clerk for the Honorable Priscilla R. Owen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Before attending Stanford Law School, he was a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. Department of State from 2004 to 2012, and served in Macedonia, Haiti, and Washington, DC.

Mr. Vaden is a member of the California bar. He is currently not admitted in the District of Columbia but is supervised by principals of the firm.

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Consumer Groups, Stakeholders React to Petition Requesting Halt in Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Service Due to Cybersecurity Concerns

A variety of advocacy groups and industry stakeholders filed comments yesterday in response to a petition by non-profit Public Knowledge to halt operation of the Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) service.  The nascent DSRC service, which operates in the 5.9 GHz band, enables vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications to protect the safety of drivers and passengers and … Continue Reading