The compromise of confidential customer, patient or employee information can have a serious impact on your company’s reputation and finances and has serious consequences for those whose privacy is violated.
We take the stress out of the situation. Our team helps clients protect their data long before an incident occurs, plan for situations beyond their control and respond quickly and appropriately to data breaches.
We have the systems and assets already in place that make the difference between a scramble and an efficient and compliant response. We manage media responses and coordinate with trusted vendors who provide high-volume breach notification, call center functions, credit monitoring, forensic analysis and remediation efforts. Our team also provides step-by-step navigation of any litigation or government investigation.
The combination of many well-meaning federal and individual state laws means increasingly complex requirements for data security, data breach notification and data destruction/disposal. We clarify your compliance needs, analyze your risk of data breach, evaluate your existing privacy policies and practices, train employees and help you put best-practice procedures into action.
Rochester Business Journal | June 08, 2018
Rochester corporate group partner Jeremy Wolk and associate Jenny Holmes co-wrote this contributed article on the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation, “a set of tougher rules designed to give European Union citizens more control over their personal data.” The regulation applies to all organizations, regardless of location, that handle the personal data of EU citizens.
CNBC | November 17, 2017
Los Angeles health care partner Jill Gordon, who this article identifies as a “top lawyer” in the digital health space, provides in-depth commentary regarding the three common practices she’s seen among health technology startups that may violate medical regulations and what companies should be aware of to avoid costly penalties.
Law360 | August 25, 2017
Chicago health care partner Valerie Montague is quoted in this article about how Aetna Inc.’s mailed letters to policy holders regarding prescriptions for HIV drugs violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
WJAR-TV (Providence NBC affiliate) | July 13, 2017
Providence commercial litigation counsel Steven Richard is interviewed in this television segment about what steps companies can take to better secure their data and be less vulnerable to hacking.
Rochester Business Journal | January 20, 2017
Chief Information Officer Mike Green and Rochester labor and employment associate Jenny Holmes are quoted in this article about data protection issues surrounding bring your own device policies.
Law360 | January 17, 2017
This article recaps HIPAA stats and highlights from the past year. Chicago health care partner Valerie Montague is quoted throughout discussing privacy breaches and how health care organizations react.
Rochester Business Journal | January 13, 2017
Health Information Compliance Alert | June 01, 2016
Providence commercial litigation counsel Steven Richard is quoted in this article focused on the results of a new study highlighting a new trend toward specialized data breach insurance policies.
Law360 | May 25, 2016
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Tina Sciocchetti, health care partner Laurie Cohen and commercial litigation associate Michal Ovadia co-authored this column discussing the risks companies that collect or maintain sensitive personal information face when a rogue employee compromises data security.
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