Experience

Strategic Adviser and Litigation Counsel to Real Estate Transaction Companies That Suffered Data Theft, Fraud

Served as a strategic adviser and as litigation counsel for real estate transaction companies that suffered data theft and fraudulent wire transactions.

Counsel in Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Case

Served as litigation counsel for customer review and reputation management provider in federal lawsuit involving the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Incident Response, Litigation and Regulatory Counsel in Ransomware Attacks Across Industries

Served as incident response, litigation and regulatory investigation counsel for county physicians’ group, regional transportation company and national insurance software company that experienced separate ransomware attacks.

Counsel to Commercial Construction Company Against Insurer Regarding Cybersecurity Safeguards

Served as counsel for a California commercial construction company against its insurer for alleged failure to implement reasonable cybersecurity safeguards.

Litigation Counsel to Tech Company Following Data Breaches

Served as litigation counsel for an employee recognition and technology company against a telecommunication company that experienced data breaches.

Compliance Counsel to Nutrition and Supplement Companies in Assessing Cybersecurity, Incident Response

Served as compliance counsel for publicly traded nutrition and supplement companies in relation to cybersecurity maturity and incident response assessments.

Data Theft and Fraud Advisor for Real Estate Transaction Companies

Served as strategic advisor and litigation counsel for real estate transaction companies that suffered data theft and fraudulent wire transactions.

Cybersecurity Due Diligence Counsel in M&A Involving PKI

Served as cybersecurity due diligence counsel for a connected device company in merger and acquisition involving Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).

Federal Lawsuit Involving Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Served as litigation counsel for customer review and reputation management provider in federal lawsuit involving Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Incident Response Counsel for Transportation Company Following Ransomware Attack

Served as incident response counsel for Utah-based regional transportation company that experienced a Maze ransomware attack.

Strategic Adviser to Digital Marketing Company in Implementation of Risk Management Strategy

Served as a strategic adviser a for digital marketing company’s implementation of quantitative risk management strategy for a global benefits provider.

Incident Response Counsel for Financial Software Company Following Data Breach

Served as incident response counsel for financial software company that experienced a data breach.

Litigation Counsel for Multistate Transportation Companies Experiencing Data Breach, Wire Fraud

Served as litigation counsel for a multistate transportation companies that experienced data breach and wire fraud incidents.

Counsel to U.K.-based Social Media Company in Claims Against Data Security Provider

Served as counsel for U.K.-based social media company in lawsuit involving claims against its data security provider for data breach involving social engineering of security provider’s representatives.

Dismissal of Class Action Suit Against National Grocer in Data Breach Case

Served as lead counsel in dismissal of a class action lawsuit against a national grocer in a data breach case.

Counsel to SaaS and Payment Processor in Case Involving Data Breach

Served as incident response, litigation and FTC investigation counsel for a Software as a Service (SaaS) and payment processor in a case involving data breach.

Defense Counsel for Data Centers in State, Federal Litigation

Served as defense counsel for data centers in litigation alleging data loss, theft and misuse in state and federal courts.

Incident Response and Litigation Counsel for CRM Software Provider

Served as incident response and litigation counsel for a customer relationship management (CRM) software provider against a service provider that experienced a data breach exposing the personal information of consumers.

Emergency Injunctive Relief for Telecom Provider in Breach, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Case

Served as litigation counsel in a case requiring emergency injunctive relief for a telecommunications provider in a data breach and misappropriation of trade secrets case.

Representation of Health Care Facilities in Various Breaches, Related Lawsuits Involving HIPAA

Represented health care facilities in data breaches, lawsuits and investigations involving the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

GDPR, CCPA and CPRA Compliance for Retail, Marketing, and Medical Supply and Device Companies

Advised retail, marketing, managed service provider and integration platform as a service companies on compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA).

Advised SaaS Provider in Multistate Processing Transactions Involving Personal Information

Advised a software as a service (SaaS) provider processing transactions and personal information for over 100,000 consumers pursuant to New York, California, Colorado and Utah laws.

Representation of CRM Software Provider in Matter Involving Exposure of Personal Information

Represented a customer relationship management (CRM) software provider against a service provider that exposed more than 50,000 consumers’ personal information.

Readiness Reports, Risk Assessments and Privacy Audits for Companies Across Industries

Directed readiness reports, risk assessments and privacy audits for financial services, insurance software and supply chain companies.

Defense of CEO Against Claims for Fraud, Data Theft and Misappropriation of Trade Secrets

Successfully defended a software company’s former CEO against claims for fraud, data theft and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Privacy and Data Security Counsel to Businesses In and Outside of Bankruptcy

Representation of clients both inside and outside of bankruptcy regarding privacy laws and cybersecurity, including defense of class actions and related collateral attacks in business courts such as the Delaware Chancery Court against officers and directors.

Trade Secret, Cybersecurity Protection for Real Estate Technology Industry Client

Represented leading commercial real estate industry platform and cloud service provider in transactions and disputes including the protection of trade secrets and cybersecurity breaches.

Secured Motion to Dismiss for Hospital in Protected Health Information, Termination Case

Prevailed on a contested Motion to Dismiss in favor of hospital client. Plaintiff alleged employment termination in part, due to our client’s allegedly inappropriate and unauthorized disclosure of protected health information. Plaintiff asserted a claim alleging breach of fiduciary duty of confidentiality, seeking both economic losses and punitive damages. Relying in part on HIPAA regulations, we filed a Motion to Dismiss and a Motion to Strike the punitive damages claims, and after oral argument, the Judge granted the Motion.

GDPR Compliance Program Implementation for Aviation Service Company

Facilitate the design, build-out and implementation of the client's GDPR compliance program.

Data Privacy, Antitrust and HIPAA Breach

Investigated and resolved matters involving violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), protected health information data breaches, and Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reporting and investigations, including the inadvertent misdirection of more than 1,500 patients’ protected health information and the intentional disclosure by an employee of protected health information.

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Boston, MA
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Boston, MA 02110
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Denver, CO
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Denver, CO 80237
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Edwardsville, IL
115 N. Second St.
Edwardsville, IL 62025
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Jefferson City, MO
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Jefferson City, MO 65109
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Kansas City, MO
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Las Vegas, NV
3770 Howard Hughes Parkway
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Las Vegas, NV 89169
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London, England
200 Strand
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New York, NY
919 Third Ave., 37th Floor
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Philadelphia, PA
2005 Market Street
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Princeton, NJ
100 Overlook Center
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Princeton, NJ 08540
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Salt Lake City, UT
201 South Main Street
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Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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St. Louis, MO
7700 Forsyth Blvd.
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St. Louis, MO 63105
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Wilmington, DE
300 Delaware Avenue
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Wilmington, DE 19801
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