Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Natasha G. Kohne oversees Akin Gump’s Middle East practice and Cybersecurity Initiative, in which capacity she spends significant amounts of time assisting clients in the U.S., the Middle East (where she co-leads the firm's Abu Dhabi office), and other international markets.
Practice & Background
Ms. Kohne’s practice focuses on U.S. and international or cross-border litigation, arbitration and investigations across various industries including technology, financial services, health care, energy, and infrastructure. She assists clients on a range of cybersecurity related topics, including risk management and board advisory work, cyber intrusions, data breach investigations and related litigation. More generally, she has extensive experience advising public and semi-public entities on multi-billion dollar investments both in the U.S. and elsewhere, and is regularly engaged in disputes, risk management, compliance and corporate advisory work on behalf of public entities, multinational clients, high net worth individuals/family offices and private companies.
Ms. Kohne routinely serves as an international arbitrator and has extensive experience over the years in government and regulatory investigations and in complex commercial disputes before an array of courts and international tribunals in various countries in the Middle East, Europe and North America.
Ms. Kohne has spearheaded several reform projects for governments, including in emerging areas such as cybersecurity, privacy and data protection, asset recovery, judicial procedure and construction. She has experience in both civil law and common law jurisdictions.
Ms. Kohne is a Certified Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.