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Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Jon P. Washburn


Jon Washburn brings more than 30 years of information technology, security, and governance experience—nearly 20 years of which have been in the legal industry—to his role as Chief Information Security Officer, leading the firm’s information security and business intake teams and the firm’s administrative governance and compliance functions.

As a resource for Stoel’s AI, Privacy & Cybersecurity practice, Jon assists the team with breach response, performing risk assessments, identifying information governance policy and process improvements, and evaluating information systems architecture, operational resilience, and security strategies.

Jon spends considerable time volunteering with the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), the Legal Services Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (LS-ISAO), and the Global Resilience Federation (GRF), where he collaborates with other leaders to transform the cybersecurity capabilities and culture of the legal industry.


  • C|CISO—Certified CISO
  • CISSP—Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • CISM—Certified Information Security Manager
  • CIPP/US—Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States
  • CDPSE – Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer
  • CRISC—Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control
  • CIPT—Certified Information Privacy Technologist


  • ISC(2)
  • IAPP
  • ILTA
  • ISSA
  • InfraGard
  • EC-Council


Insights & Presentations

  • Frequent contributor to Stoel Rives’ Global Privacy & Security Blog®
  • Moderator, “How the FBI Fits Into the Cybersecurity Ecosystem,” International Legal Technology Association, March 15, 2023
  • Keynote Panelist, “Ethical Decision-making for CISOs,” Cybersecurity Collaboration Forum Portland Leadership Exchange, November 9, 2022
  • Presenter, “Operational Resilience Tabletop—When Critical Assets Live in the Cloud”, Global Resilience Federation Summit on Security and Third-Party Risk, October 27, 2022
  • Panelist, ‘”Hot Topics in Cybersecurity”, Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society (ALAS) Cybersecurity Conference, March 10, 2022
  • Presenter, “Segments by Stoel: Digital Transformation and the Cybersecurity Issues that Result,” Cybersecurity Webinar Series, December 16, 2020
  • Presenter, “Segments by Stoel: Cybersecurity Incidents and the Reporting Requirements That Result,” Cybersecurity Webinar Series, October 28, 2020
  • Presenter, “Segments by Stoel: Risk Management and Assessments” Cybersecurity Webinar Series, June 30, 2020
  • Presenter, “Segments by Stoel: Powerful Insights to Help Companies Navigate the New WFH Era,” Cybersecurity Webinar Series, May 27, 2020
  • Presenter, “Only After Disaster Can We Be Resurrected: Field Lessons in Cyber-Incidents,” RSA 2020 Learning Lab, February 27, 2020
  • Panelist, “Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks,” CFO Leadership Council, November 21, 2019
  • Co-presenter, “Solutions and Strategies by Stoel Rives: The Insider Threat,” Stoel Rives Seattle office seminar, November 13, 2019
  • Co-author, “Three Ways to Reduce the Risk of Selling Online,” Portland Business Journal, October 11, 2019
  • Panelist, “Creating an Industry Standard—A Collaborative Approach to Vendor Risk,” LS–ISAO Annual Summit, September 30, 2019
  • Facilitator, “Evaluating Cybersecurity Risk” Roundtable, 2019 PDX Technology Leadership Forum, September 10, 2019
  • Presenter, “Leverage These Free Resources to Up Your Security and Governance Game,” ILTA LegalSEC, June 4, 2019
  • Lead facilitator and presenter, International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) LegalSEC Pre-Summit All-Day Workshop on Incident Response Planning, June 3, 2019
  • Presenter, “Anatomy of a Data Breach,” ILTA LegalSEC 2018 and ILTACON 2018
  • Co-author, “Three (More) Questions to Ask Yourself About Cyberrisk,” Corporate Counsel, August 10, 2017
  • Presenter, “Resist Hackers by Safely Exchanging and Managing Your Data,” OACFE Annual Conference, May 2017


  • Society for Information Management (SIM) Oregon CISO of the Year, 2020
  • LS–ISAO Legal Services Infrastructure and Protection Award, Recipient, 2019



  • Legal Services Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (LS-ISAO), Executive Committee Vice Chair
  • Member of the team developing the Operational Resilience Framework with the GRF
  • Portland Leadership Board for the Cybersecurity Collaboration Forum, Co-Chair
  • Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council, Volunteer
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