FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 17, 2017

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE ATTORNEYS JENNIFER A. BECKAGE AND BRENDAN S. LILLIS TO PRESENT AT CLE SEMINAR “TOP 10 BEST PRACTICES FOR DEVELOPING A COMPLIANT DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY PLAN”

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Jennifer A. Beckage and Senior Associate Brendan S. Lillis will present at the CLE seminar “Top 10 Best Practices for Developing a Compliant Data Privacy and Security Plan.” The seminar will be held on Thursday, January 19th from 8 a.m. -10:30 a.m. at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The event is hosted by Phillips Lytle, Niagara USA Chamber and The Bonadio Group.

Attendees at this program will walk away with important working knowledge, including:

  • Understanding malware, phishing, PII, and PHI
  • Emerging threats
  • Vulnerabilities of the business
  • Obligations – regulatory controls
  • Legal requirements and obligations

Ms. Beckage concentrates her practice on complex business disputes and commercial litigation involving, among other things, intellectual property, employee disloyalty, violations of non-compete agreements and other employment matters, breaches of contract, fraud matters, food product litigation, government investigations, class actions, and corporate compliance with regulatory bodies.

Ms. Beckage has extensive experience with a variety of technology-related issues, including data breaches, e-discovery, computer forensics, crisis planning and data policies, and social media. She has authored and presented on a variety of technology topics. Before beginning her legal career, Ms. Beckage was an owner of a technology-based company.

Mr. Lillis concentrates his practice in all areas of intellectual property law, with particular emphasis on patent preparation and prosecution and opinion work in the software, mobile applications and electronic arts. He has a degree in computer engineering from Syracuse University, and prior to working at Phillips Lytle, was a patent examiner for three years in the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, where he worked in the computer memory art unit.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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