Kim Detwiler is an associate who practices in Mullen Coughlin’s Incident Response practice area. With over 24 years of law enforcement experience, Kim brings a unique insight into responding to and investigating data privacy and security incidents, specifically wire fraud and other emerging cyber threats. She uses this experience to counsel victim organizations on their legal and regulatory obligations stemming from the incident, and if necessary, leverages her government contacts to assist in the investigation. Should the victim organization become the target of a regulatory (state, federal or industry-related) investigation, Kim assists in responding to those inquiries in a timely and compliant fashion.
Kim joined Mullen Coughlin after 24 years of federal government service. She retired as a Supervisory Special Agent for the United States Secret Service (USSS) and has conducted numerous cyber-crime, fraud and money laundering investigations. During her tenure with the USSS, Kim was assigned to several divisions, including the Philadelphia and Washington Field Offices; the Protective Intelligence and Assessment Division; and the Office of Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs. She has also represented the USSS in detailee positions at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia; the National Security Council; and the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Partnership and Engagement.
Throughout her government career, Kim has received numerous awards and accolades related to her work with the USSS and other government agencies, including the “U.S. Attorney Law Enforcement Award” for the District of Columbia.