The state, federal and international laws and regulations surrounding data security and privacy are ever evolving. What’s more, they’re struggling to keep pace with technological innovation. And if you are not prepared or don’t have the right guidance on your side, this can impact your company in a number of ways.
The Phillips Lytle Data Security & Privacy Team has firsthand, real-world experience as both technology entrepreneurs and advisors to our nation’s intelligence, military and law enforcement leaders who are immersed in the technology industry. We not only provide the legal expertise you need, we also understand data security law and are uniquely positioned to provide the business perspectives necessary to develop sound data privacy plans.
We employ a multidisciplinary approach, engaging the expertise of attorneys with perspectives in a variety of areas to bridge the gap between IT and management. Our team focuses on a variety of legally mandated privacy obligations, and we also evaluate privacy concerns as they relate to employees and consumers.
Our Data Security & Privacy Team has expertise in a variety of areas, including policy drafting, defensible record retention and destruction methods, crisis planning, and data breach response and notification; we can also evaluate how your organization uses, stores and transfers data. And if litigation or government investigations arise, we have the courtroom experience to pursue and protect your interests. All the while monitoring state, national and international regulations to ensure our team is aware of the latest data security laws and regulations.
Because we’re familiar with data security litigation and regulatory matters, we can respond to cyberattacks, government inquiries and intellectual property cases. Our team can help you protect against trade secret theft, ransomware, phishing and other technology threats; evaluate your insurance needs and policies; and work to develop data security and privacy best practices unique to your business.
We help develop policies; draft, negotiate and review contracts; address auditing and compliance; and establish best practices as they relate to:
The Data Security & Privacy Team has extensive experience in business litigation, white collar criminal defense and government investigations in response to – and in pursuance of – litigation and investigations related to:
The Data Security & Privacy Team offers a wide range of services, including evaluating and drafting policies, drafting contracts, auditing and establishing best practices as they relate to a variety of laws, rules and regulations, including but not limited to:
Privacy concerns cross several industries, including but not limited to:
In each of these sectors, the Data Security & Privacy Team works with our clients’ websites and mobile applications to develop comprehensive terms and conditions, privacy policies, email policies and other disclaimers concerning their online presence. We also pursue and defend clients’ interests when privacy issues result in or require litigation.
We have represented many small and large businesses and institutions in internal data breach investigations as a result of actions by competitors, disgruntled employees and others.
We send our clients regular updates on pending legislation and regulations, new decisions in high-profile litigation and cases involving novel issues. We also present with other industry leaders at CLE and regularly publish on these topics.