Noah F. Webster joined IAS in 2022 as Chief Legal Officer. Noah has nearly 20 years of legal experience in negotiating agreements, security, compliance and intellectual property. Prior to joining IAS, Noah was Chief Legal and Compliance Officer & Secretary at Zix. Previously he worked for eight years at BlackBerry, serving most recently as General Counsel, Mobility Solutions, and holding other legal roles involving privacy and anticorruption legal compliance, M&A, and patent litigation. Before BlackBerry, Noah worked for Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago, where he represented and advised clients in patent litigations, trademark infringement and general intellectual property matters.
Noah earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and clerked with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the High Court of American Samoa. He began his career serving as a U.S. Army Engineer Officer. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, where he earned an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering. Mr. Webster is a member of the bar for the states of Texas and Illinois. Noah also holds certification as a Leading Professional in Ethics & Compliance and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.