O’Melveny is a global law firm with approximately 750 lawyers in 15 offices worldwide committed to helping clients grow, protect their assets, and navigate the challenges of complex law and regulation. Across issues and industries, O’Melveny’s team brings depth and creativity to every challenge. For a full list of the firm’s capabilities, visit www.omm.com/services
Mayer Brown is a distinctively global law firm, uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals and disputes. With extensive reach across four continents, we are the only integrated law firm in the world with approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centers—New York, London and Hong Kong—the backbone of the global economy. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry. Our diverse teams of lawyers are recognized by our clients as strategic partners with deep commercial instincts and a commitment to creatively anticipating their needs and delivering excellence in everything we do. Our “one-firm” culture—seamless and integrated across all practices and regions—ensures that our clients receive the best of our knowledge and experience.
Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 260 lawyers and seven offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charlotte, North Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services. Whether it's commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.
Cipriani & Werner is a multidisciplinary law firm with attorneys located throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. With nearly 150 professionals in our 14 offices in 7 states and the District of Columbia, we are able to support the needs of our clients on both a local and regional basis. We have long been recognized as a firm that seeks first to understand the needs and interests of its clients. From that point forward our attorneys are able to deliver the results expected by our clients. In providing the highest level of legal services and achieving the results for our clients, we are governed by the highest level of integrity in our practice and our relationships. The approach to the practice of law that is found at Cipriani & Werner attracts and maintains long-term relationships with our clients and our attorneys.
A former general counsel for a major media company, Scott Pink brings an insider’s perspective to his broad-based practice. It’s what’s made him the lead outside advertising and marketing counsel to several well-known brands, and a sought-after resource on intellectual property, privacy and cybersecurity issues. He advises technology, media, entertainment and a variety of consumer product and franchise companies on issues of intellectual property counseling; social media law; cybersecurity and privacy; and advertising, marketing, and promotions law. Scott had led many privacy and security compliance initiatives worldwide for clients, including GDPR compliance, HIPAA compliance audits, compliance with financial security regulations (NYDFS) and security audits for cryptocurrency and blockchain companies. He is a thought leader on GDPR issues, having published articles in Cybersecurity Law Report and speaking at conferences hosted by the International Association of Privacy Professional.
Charles E. Harris II, a partner in Mayer Brown’s litigation group, focuses his practice on business litigation, arbitration, and counseling. Charles represents clients in disputes involving a range of subject matters, with an emphasis on class actions, real estate litigation, information security disputes, and First Amendment actions alleging defamation and other privacy torts. Notably, Charles defends clients in data breach class actions and advises clients on data breach response. He also counsels covered entities and business associates on incident response planning, complying with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, and creating information privacy and security programs. Most recently, Charles assisted a "hybrid" organization with a full HIPAA assessment that involved designating covered components and drafting current policies and procedures. Before joining the firm, Charles served as a law clerk to Judge David D. Dowd Jr., of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Jeni's practice includes both transactional and litigation matters for a range of health care providers, includinghealth systems, hospitals, long-term care providers, physician groups, physicians, and health care networks. She also regularly counsels general corporate entities regarding their health law concerns, such as healthcare reform implications for employers, employee medical records, employer health plan questions, and other areas. Her principal areas of practice include regulatory compliance, fraud and abuse, reimbursement, hospital-physician relations, HIPAA, managed care, and licensure and certification. She has written articles and lectured on various health law topics, including the Affordable Care Act and its Implications for Health Care Providers and Employers, HIPAA, the Medicare Modernization Act, compliance programs, fraud and abuse, and risk management.
Carolyn Ryan is the co-chair of the Cybersecurity, Information Privacy and Data Security Team. Clients in the healthcare sector and other industries have become concerned about cybersecurity and privacy issues, breach preparedness and response. Ms. Ryan counsels clients on development of risk assessment policies, vendor agreement analysis and implementation of data privacy practices. She also aids clients in incident response planning, including table top exercises, assessment of regulatory compliance requirements and inquiries from regulators on both the state and federal levels, and represents clients in litigation focusing on data breaches and data security, information technology, technology failures, implementation of developed software, cloud computing related issues, and IT outsourcing agreements. Ms. Ryan is an active member of the American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute and the American Health Lawyers Association.