Beth Burgin Waller Adjunct Professor of Law

Phone: 540-458-8500


Office: 485 Lewis Hall 

Areas of Expertise/Classes Taught



BA, Hollins University

JD, College of William & Mary


As chair of the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice at Woods Rogers, Beth advises clients both on cybersecurity concerns and privacy regulatory compliance. Beth is a Certified Information Privacy Professional with both U.S. and Europe designations (CIPP/US & CIPP/E) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Beth's experience on the intersection of technology and the law is extensive. Her clients run the gamut of Fortune 200 companies to universities to municipalities and span industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, banking, and energy. Beth also advises clients pioneering new technologies such as blockchain and IoT devices.

In 2019, Beth was appointed to serve as Vice Chair of the Virginia State Bar's Special Committee on Technology and the Future Practice of Law. She has previously chaired the Committee's subcommittee on cybersecurity.