Privacy & Data Security

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With the growing volume of personal identifying information you collect about your customers, employees and suppliers, increased concern about the potential for a data breach is prudent. Let us help ensure your business is protected.

Overview

From preventative counseling on data privacy and security to handling investigations and possible litigation should a corporate data breach occur, you can rely on our team of attorneys to help manage your planning and response.

It’s essential to know where your data is located and who has access to it, and also to put the appropriate policies in place for protection. Our lawyers can help determine what regulations and requirements apply to your business and technology and take steps to mitigate risks. We often assist clients with:

  • Establishing policies to maintain the privacy and security of personal identifying information 
  • Counseling with regard to regulations on privacy and data security, including matters related to HIPAA, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and other state, federal, and international laws
  • Negotiating contracts with third parties, as well as managing third parties with unique specialties such as IT forensics and crisis communications
  • Identifying appropriate insurance coverage
  • Responding to government investigations
  • Handling any related litigation

Our team includes members with experience related to all types of industries, including health care, financial services, information technology, retail and many others. This cross-disciplinary group of attorneys draws on the experience of our litigation, business services, health care and employee benefits practice groups to advise a full range of businesses and organizations. We are involved with data privacy and security-focused organizations including the International Association of Privacy Professionals, as well as state and national health care associations. 

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