Gregory L. Ewing

Gregory Ewing, a member at Dickinson Wright's Washington D.C. office, concentrates his practice on dispute resolution and counsel in cyber security, privacy, blockchain, AI, and other technology-related matters. With a background as a software developer and consultant prior to law school, he brings a practical foundation to deliver legal insights on contractual, licensing, privacy, and technological issues.

With extensive experience in high-profile international and domestic arbitration and litigation, Greg advises clients of all sizes, from Fortune 100 businesses to non-U.S. sovereigns, small businesses, and individuals. He has appeared before ICSID tribunals, the International Trade Commission (ITC), U.S. Circuit Courts, U.S. District Courts, U.S. State Courts, and various arbitration tribunals to resolve disputes with claims ranging from millions to billions of dollars.

Utilizing his combined legal and technical understanding, Greg offers actionable advice to assist clients in developing cutting-edge cybersecurity policies, privacy compliance programs, licensing models, and technology contracting strategies. Whenever possible, he uses all available leverage to force early, favorable settlements, or if early settlement isn’t possible, he takes advantage of all tools available to drive the best final result.

In addition, Greg has represented manufacturers of products as varied as wooden cabinets and vanities, extruded aluminum, digital cameras, and stainless steel food processing equipment in domestic trade investigations before the USITC and Department of Commerce.  He has assisted clients in carving themselves out of investigations, arguing against domestic injury due to imports, enforcing trademarks and patents, protecting trade secrets, and seeking to minimize countervailing duties and dumping margins.

Education & Credentials


Columbus School of Law

magna cum laude

University of Pennsylvania


Bar Admission

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland


  • Top Rated International Attorney, SuperLawyers Rising Star, 2014-Present
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Washington Lawyer's Committee, 2011

Prominent Assignments

Dispute Resolution

• Represented a Latin American country in a UNCITRAL investorstate arbitration under the BIT administered by the PCA. The Tribunal issued its final award, awarding less than five percent of the total amount requested by claimants.
• Represented a Middle Eastern country in international arbitrations that arose out of a failed project to construct a modern railway, where claims of more than US$1 billion in damages were sought against our client. We obtained a discontinuance of the ICSID arbitration and an ICC award in favor of our client.
• Represented Latin American state-owned oil company in an ICSID arbitration brought by an oil and gas company involving the imposition of a windfall tax on oil profits and collection proceedings. The damages claimed exceeded US$400M and it was dismissed after a favorable settlement was reached.
• Defended pharmaceutical companies in multi-billion-dollar patent litigation.
• Protected rights of a patent holder and assisted in obtaining willful infringement jury verdict.
• Represented defense contractor in agency and GAO dispute regarding bid protest.
• Represented subcontractor and prime contractor in government contract arbitrations.

Cybersecurity and Privacy

• Developed GDPR and U.S. Privacy compliance programs for startups through Fortune 500 companies.
• Drafted and updated a wide variety of necessary agreements and contracts, including SaaS agreements, licensing agreements, MSAs, and purchase agreements.
• Advised clients on adopting and developing AI tools, blockchain, and other cutting-edge technology, especially around privacy and cybersecurity implications.
• Assisted fintech and blockchain startups with formation and ongoing legal needs related to both business and technology.
• Advised clients on industry best practices and legal requirements around cybersecurity.

ITC Investigations

• Certain Digital Imaging Devices and Products Containing the Same and Components Thereof; Inv. No. 337-TA-1231
• Certain Food Processing Equipment and Packaging Materials Thereof; Inv. No. 337-TA-1161
• Aluminum Extrusions from China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam; Inv. No. 701-TA-695-698 and 731-TA-1643-1657
• Wooden Cabinets and Vanities from China; Inv. Nos. 701-TA-620 and 731-TA-1445

Professional Involvement

  • Breadcoin, Board Member
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