• A global public Silicon Valley customer management software company in connection with data security breach where millions of customer credentials had been exposed.
    • A global, public trucking/dedicated logistics company with respect to a nation-state cyberattack on their systems, as well as ongoing privacy and cybersecurity counseling advice.
    • A health management company in data breach regarding disclosure of patient health and medical information and in OCR/HHS investigation.
    • A developer of a push-to-talk app in a data breach that with compromised data of its 140 million users
    • A global technology/social media company in connection with counseling on compliance with a FTC order and privacy program.
    • A Chinese bitcoin mining company in connection with a global data breach in which US$500 million of bitcoin was stolen.
    • A public biotech company in connection with nation state attack and cybersecurity management around sensitive drug development matters.
    • A subscription-based business information database company on data breach affecting over 100 million database records from around the globe.
    • A Silicon Valley-based healthcare company in a breach affecting millions of patient records and defense of OCR/HHS enforcement action in a case that had the highest ransom the FBI had seen to date.
    • A public technology company specializing in 3D printing in a sophisticated global ransomware attack.
    • European and Asian law enforcement in negotiating and coordinating multi-million dollar ransom.
    • A public software company in connection with cyberattack by a nation state.
    • A public education software company regarding a cyberattack by a nation state that affected student data and state AG, FTC and SEC Cybersecurity Division actions.
    • A European health care app with over 100 million users in a data breach and defense of FTC action regarding its privacy practices.
    • A global public bioscience company based in Hong Kong regarding a cyberattack that defrauded the company of millions of dollars.
    • A cloud services and identity management company on a data breach in which an unauthorized user gained access to the company’s U.S. database, potentially accessing passwords and credentials for thousands of the company’s corporate customers. This matter remains one of the most significant recent data breaches in the tech and cloud services community. Also defended the company in an FTC enforcement action.
    • A healthcare payment platform in connection with a highly sophisticated attack on its system that resulted in the theft of over US$10 million in customer funds.
    • A global financial services provider on a Microsoft Office 365 email intrusion that lead to the exposure of thousands of health insurance records, including information protected under HIPAA; as well as the defense of HHS/OCR and day-to-day counseling on privacy/cybersecurity issues.
    • A global biotech company on a breach involving the release of employee W-2 forms via a phishing scam. Also represented the company in a putative class action arising from the breach and defended the New York Attorney General’s action.
    • The One Fund Boston, a charity created to provide financial assistance to survivors and families of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombings, in creating a complete privacy program and policies for employees, volunteers and collaborating parties of the charity, which was created to on a pro bono basis.
    • A multinational internet company in a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation related to data privacy issues and theft of computer data.
    • An Internet company in a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation related to data privacy issues and theft of computer data.
    • A health management company in two purported class action lawsuits regarding disclosure of patient information following a 2020 data breach.
    • Macy’s Inc. in federal court against purported class action claims arising out of 2019 data breach.
    • Taconic Biosciences, Inc. in a putative class action in NY state court arising theft of employee information following phishing scam.
    • People’s United Bank in a summary judgment victory in a landmark case, which involved an alleged breach of the bank’s online security system through keylogging malware. One of the first cases of its kind to be decided by an appellate court and named a “national case to watch” by the American Banker, the dispute was resolved after the First Circuit reversed in part and remanded the district court’s decision.
    • Wellpoint Inc./Anthem in an Office of Civil Rights (HHS Division) investigation involving alleged violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). At the time, the settlement was one of only 12 OCR settlements nationwide.
    • Online video and media service providers in class action litigations filed nationwide challenging the alleged use of local shared objects, also known as “flash cookies.”
    • Numerous companies in privacy-related government investigations and enforcement actions brought by states attorneys’ general, the FTC, HHS and the Office of Civil Rights, among others.
    • Numerous public companies in hundreds of data security breaches, including global investigations and the handling one of the first major data breaches for a public company in 2002.
    • A major bank in litigation arising out of computer data theft involving millions of credit card numbers.
    • A multinational technology company conducting a PIA regarding the privacy impact and legal risk of implementing a company-wide data loss prevention technology; developed an enterprise-wide strategy for mitigating risk while achieving the company’s goals of preventing the loss of IP and other highly sensitive information.
    • A provider of B2B ad tech services regarding privacy legal risks associated with the development and deployment of cutting-edge products, tools and services to assist consumer brands with segment insights and targeting under the GDPR and CCPA.
    • A global tech company in the air travel sector creating and negotiating GDPR DPA terms with over 60 airline customers.
    • A global travel and leisure company on formulating and operationalizing a comprehensive CCPA compliance program.
    • A global cloud service provider on strategic planning for responding to government data requests, including under the U.S. CLOUD Act.
    • A provider of intelligence services for a video content delivery platform, a marketing management service provider, a global provider of voice recognition technology, a cybersecurity SaaS provider and others on comprehensive GDPR readiness advice.
    • A global provider of financial services software on formulating and implementing a CCPA program for current and contemplated products and services.
    • A global software provider on strategic guidance regarding compliance with U.S. federal and state education law.
    • A global retailer regarding the post-acquisition integration of the acquired company’s consumer data and how to leverage the data for marketing intelligence and other purposes.
    • A global financial services provider regarding privacy legal risks associated with implementing novel actions to protect company systems and customer data.
    • A global provider of education services in formulating a global privacy compliance strategy in connection with the rollout of a new product.
    • An institution of higher education on implementing a GDPR program and discrete advice on the EUp e-Privacy Directive, including a comprehensive privacy policy update.
    • A global provider of services to the financial services sector Board training on the evolving role of corporate boards in understanding and accountability for cyber and data security risk.
    • A global provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service to the life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors regarding compliance with EU privacy law frameworks.
    • An EU-based multinational luxury goods company in formulating its strategy for compliance with state and federal employee privacy laws for its global employee training program.
    • A UK-based operator of a child-directed educational website in performing a comprehensive privacy impact assessment concerning the development and implementation of a Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)-compliant privacy and data security program.
    • A Silicon Valley technology company concerning the development of its privacy compliance strategy during development and deployment of cutting-edge digital products and services, with a particular focus on COPPA.
    • A provider of fraud detection services regarding integration of an evolving international geolocation standard into its emerging line of products and services.
    • A global e-commerce trade association regarding the development of comprehensive, practical behavioral advertising and other online privacy guides.
    • A global industry trade group regarding the creation of electronic retail transaction contract templates with a focus on customer data management and security for call center, distribution and order fulfillment.
    • Various mutual funds, hedge funds and investment advisors in drafting information security programs and counseling with regard to state and federal data privacy and security rules.