Eric McKeown is Of Counsel in the Litigation and Intellectual Property Groups and the Data Security and Privacy Practice. Eric concentrates his practice in domestic and international data security and privacy, intellectual property litigation and government investigations.
Eric joined Ice Miller in 2015 after practicing for more than six years at Arnold & Porter LLP. He has represented clients in complex civil and criminal litigation in federal and state courts, and in investigations and regulatory proceedings involving the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and the Federal Communications Commission. Eric’s litigation experience includes a multitude of practice areas, including patent infringement disputes, antitrust litigation and securities fraud.
Eric served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable John Daniel Tinder of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Before starting his legal career, Eric worked for six years as a software developer, focusing on the design and implementation of web-based applications integrated with relational databases. Eric’s experience included the development and maintenance of business-critical software for a large, multinational aerospace and defense company.
Eric graduated valedictorian, summa cum laude in 1996 from Saint Joseph’s College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in political science and economics. He earned his juris doctorate in 2007 from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he graduated valedictorian, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif. There, he served as a notes and comments editor for the Indiana Law Journal.
“New Legislation Strengthens Legal Protections for Cybersecurity Information-Sharing,” Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 28; No. 5, May 2016