Mr. Haut focuses his practice in the areas of cyberattack & data breach litigation and financial litigation matters. In his final year of law school, Mr. Haut served on the Sherman Minton Moot Court Executive Board, where he helped draft the Moot Court competition problem — exploring issues relating to government searches of electronic devices, cybercrime, and sentencing reform. Mr. Haut also worked as a research intern for the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research at Indiana University, an NSA and Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. In 2016, Mr. Haut co-authored and published a law journal article comparing international voluntary cybersecurity frameworks and he has written extensively on cybersecurity-related issues.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Professional Experience

  • Private practice in Naples, FL
  • Summer Law Clerk, 20th Judicial Circuit for Collier County
  • Intern, State Attorney’s Office for the 20th Judicial Circuit


  • Law: J.D., Indiana University — Bloomington, Maurer School of Law
  • Undergraduate: B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science, Florida Gulf Coast University
Professional Activities & Appearances


  • Presentation, “Cybersecurity: Is There Any? Exploring Established Norms In Cyberspace,” Naples Men’s Discussion Group (January 5, 2018)
  • Commentary: “Securing Sunshine: How to Better Protect Online Public Records,” Naples Daily News (December 13, 2017)
  • Presentation, “We’ve Been Hacked!: A Crash Course in Data Breaches and Cyberattacks,” Bonita/Estero Estate Planning Professionals (November 9, 2017)
  • Panelist,  “ID Theft and Scams Forum,” Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University (October 27, 2017)
  • Webinar, “Hacked!: A Big Problem For Small Publications,” Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association (August 22, 2017 & August 24, 2017)
  • PubAux Live, “Hacked!: A Big Problem For Small Publications,” National Newspaper Association (July 13, 2017)
  • Commentary: New Ransomware Attack Deserves Attention, Naples Daily News (July 11, 2017)
  • Law Journal Article: Scott Shackelford, Scott Russell & Jeffrey Haut, Bottoms Up: A Comparison of “Voluntary” Cybersecurity Frameworks, 16 U.C. Davis Business Law Journal 101 [Ed. 2] (2016)


  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Science & Technology Law
  • Member, cybersecurity and privacy audit red team for critical infrastructure components in Speedway, Indiana
  • Identity Theft Restoration Program, Hodges University, Naples, Florida
  • Basic Mediation and Restorative Justice Training, Community Justice & Mediator Center, Bloomington, Indiana
Civic & Community Organizations & Activities
  • Junior Steward, Veritas Lodge No. 396 F.&A.M.
  • American Inns of Court, Michael R. N. McDonnell Chapter, Collier County, Florida
  • Collier County Bar Association
  • Youth Leadership Collier, Collier County Chamber of Commerce
  • Student Volunteer, Teen Court of Collier County
  • Editorial Blog, “Politics’ Dancing Partner,” hosted by the Naples Daily News (Formerly)
  • Senior Opinion/Editorial writer for FGCU’s award-winning student newspaper, Eagle News (Formerly)