The ability to gather, acquire, store and analyze vast amounts of data has forever changed the way companies do business. It presents risks — including the chance of betraying customer and business relationships, incurring unfavorable public sentiment and incurring costly litigation through inadvertent disclosure of sensitive information. Our privacy and data security attorneys help clients reduce the risks inherent to data use, storage and transmission, and respond appropriately and in legal compliance when a breach of information occurs. We also advise clients about protecting company confidentiality intellectual property and trade secrets in social media.
We have a broad range of privacy law knowledge and capability, and significant experience in data breach response. Four members of the practice team are certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as Certified Information Privacy Professionals, one of whom is certified in the European Union. One member formerly served with the Cyber Division of the FBI, focusing on cyber threats to US businesses and critical infrastructure.