Paul Tiao is a partner at Hunton & Williams LLP. Prior to joining Hunton & Williams, Paul served as special counsel and then senior counselor for cybersecurity and technology to the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Robert S. Mueller. In that position, he advised the FBI Director on programmatic, policy and legal issues relating to cyber, counterintelligence and counter-terrorism. He also represented the FBI in senior-level discussions with other agencies, the White House, Congress and industry. Paul previously served on the US Senate Judiciary Committee as counsel to the Senate Assistant Majority Leader, Richard J. Durbin, where he wrote legislation and provided advice on criminal and national security issues. He is a former Assistant US Attorney in the District of Maryland, where he prosecuted all manner of criminal violations and oversaw cyber crime and IP cases.