Jason M. Schwent, CIPP/US

Jason Schwent's practice is focused on technology with an emphasis on cybersecurity and data privacy. He has significant experience handling cybersecurity breach response matters and investigations in addition to advising and counseling on data privacy and security risk management issues and practice. Jason has handled cybersecurity breaches for organizations of all sizes and across numerous industries. Protecting clients' brands and reputations is a top priority for Jason, all while ensuring compliance with numerous state, federal and international compliance regulations and statutes. 

In addition to handling cybersecurity matters, Jason also has significant experience in licensing technology, intellectual property and software. His background is in intellectual property litigation with a focus in software and IT technology, bringing strong technical knowledge to the firm. 

Court Memberships

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 
  • U.S. Supreme Court 
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Selected among The Best Lawyers in America®, 2020

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Certified Information Privacy Professional, U.S. Private-Sector
  • Missouri Bar Association 
  • Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts, Volunteer, 2001 - Present


  • Speaker, New Data Protection Regulations, Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association Conference, March 27, 2019
  • Featured Speaker, The Basics of Cybersecurity Breach Response, St. Louis Paralegal Association, St. Louis, MO, July 19, 2018
  • Panelist, Data Privacy Challenges and Concerns: Protecting Your Gaming Operation From Growing Cyber and Other Threats, International Association of Gaming Advisors, Webinar, July 18, 2018 
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  • St. Louis

    7701 Forsyth Boulevard
    Suite 500
    Clayton, MO 63105
F: 314.613.2801


Julie Buchheit


University of New Hampshire School of Law, J.D., 2001

Truman State University, B.S., cum laude, 1997