Charles Westerhaus (MBA ’07) | January 2023

Charles Westerhaus

Westerhaus (MBA 2007) joined Faegre Drinker as an associate. 

With two decades of military experience, Westerhaus brings a uniquely informed perspective to Faegre Drinker’s privacy, cybersecurity and data strategy practice.

During his service as a data privacy law clerk with the Indiana Office of the Attorney General, Westerhaus worked on cases covering data breaches, data security policy and cybersecurity risk evaluation. His career with the Navy included service as an instructor naval flight officer, chief of flight operations, and most recently as an outreach officer at the National Reconnaissance Office, where he was recognized as Field Grade Officer of the Quarter twice in 2017 and in 2018. In addition to his CIPM, CIPP/US and CIPP/E certifications, Charles completed a M.S. in Cybersecurity Risk Management along with his J.D.