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Online CLE Data Breach CLE

Significant Trends and Updates in Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits: Its Implications to the Year Ahead

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, August 08, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET)
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Online CLE Data Breach

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Data Breach Webinar. As the cyberthreat landscape evolves, so do data breach claims. Nowadays, more class action lawsuits are related to ransomware attacks and include intensified efforts to recover related costs. There are already a number of prominent data breach cases from the previous years and, every day, many smaller data breach class action suits are being filed.

In this Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments relevant to Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits. Speakers will address and identify recent trends and issues surrounding this significant topic. They will demystify potential risks and pitfalls and will offer strategies and practical tips to avoid such challenges.

Key topics include:

  • Data Breach Litigation
  • Notable Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits
  • Trends Related to Recent Litigation
  • Risks and Pitfalls
  • Best Strategies and Practical Tips
  • What Lies Ahead

Agenda

SEGMENT 1:
James M. Westerlind, Counsel
Arent Fox LLP
  • Data Breach Litigation
  • Notable Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits
  • Trends Related to Recent Litigation
  • Risks and Pitfalls
  • Best Strategies and Practical Tips
  • What Lies Ahead

SEGMENT 2:
David A. Carney, Partner
Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Analyzing trends in standing and damages case law, particularly on motions to dismiss.
  • How courts have treated the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrine in disputes over the discoverability of forensics reports.
  • The growing importance of class certification and the parties’ respective class certification arguments.
  • Where the case law is likely to develop into the future, including any potential United States Supreme Court involvement.

Who Should Attend

  • Privacy and Data Lawyers and Consultants
  • Data Security Professionals
  • Privacy and Data Management Officers
  • Top Level Management
  • General Counsel
  • Private and Public Companies
  • Other Related/Interested Professionals and Organizations

Preview Podcast

Please click the podcast below to hear the speakers discuss the key topics for this webcast.

Online CLE Data Breach

SEGMENT 1:
James M. Westerlind, Counsel
Arent Fox LLP
  • Data Breach Litigation
  • Notable Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits
  • Trends Related to Recent Litigation
  • Risks and Pitfalls
  • Best Strategies and Practical Tips
  • What Lies Ahead

SEGMENT 2:
David A. Carney, Partner
Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Analyzing trends in standing and damages case law, particularly on motions to dismiss.
  • How courts have treated the attorney-client privilege and work-product doctrine in disputes over the discoverability of forensics reports.
  • The growing importance of class certification and the parties’ respective class certification arguments.
  • Where the case law is likely to develop into the future, including any potential United States Supreme Court involvement.

Online CLE Data Breach

Online CLE Data Breach

James M. WesterlindCounselArent Fox LLP

James is Counsel at Arent Fox LLP. He focuses on cyber risk issues, including insurance coverage and potential data breach liability for companies and their board members. James also represents auto dealers in franchise disputes with auto manufacturers in various federal and state actions and administrative proceedings. James’ practice also focuses on resolving insurance and reinsurance disputes, including insurance and reinsurance coverage issues on behalf of policyholders and carriers. He has also represented brokers, agents, and MGAs in disputes with insurance and reinsurance carriers.

James has substantial litigation experience in both state and federal trial courts within and outside of New York, representing plaintiffs and defendants in insurance and noninsurance disputes. In addition to insurance litigation, he has defended a number of prominent US companies in product liability actions.

Online CLE Data Breach

David A. CarneyPartnerBaker & Hostetler LLP

David Carney is a litigation attorney representing financial services and health care providers in privacy class action matters at both the trial and appellate levels. David has been involved in some of the largest health care data breaches to date, including for numerous healthcare providers. In 2014, David helped secure a series of landmark victories for a medical group in litigation arising out of the 2013 data breach involving stolen computers potentially containing unencrypted records of about four million patients.

David earned Law360’s Rising Star distinction in 2016 as one of the top three privacy attorneys under 40, and holds a B.A. from College of Wooster (1999) and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2005). He resides in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Online CLE Data Breach

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   Experience in Data Breach and Privacy Litigation

Course Code:
   147563

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
    1.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Founded in 1942, Arent Fox is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and he law intersect. With more than 400 lawyers, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to a global roster of corporations, governments, and trade associations. he firm has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.

Website: https://www.arentfox.com/

Recognized as one of the top firms for client service, BakerHostetler is a leading national law firm that helps clients around the world to address their most complex and critical business and regulatory issues. With five core national practice groups – Business, Employment, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Tax – the firm has more than 940 lawyers located in 14 offices coast to coast. BakerHostetler is widely regarded as having one of the country’s top 10 tax practices, a nationally recognized litigation practice, an award-winning data privacy practice and an industry-leading business practice. The firm is also recognized internationally for its groundbreaking work recovering more than $12 billion in the Madoff Recovery Initiative, representing the SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Visit bakerlaw.com.

Website: https://www.bakerlaw.com/

James is Counsel at Arent Fox LLP. He focuses on cyber risk issues, including insurance coverage and potential data breach liability for companies and their board members. James also represents auto dealers in franchise disputes with auto manufacturers in various federal and state actions and administrative proceedings. James’ practice also focuses on resolving insurance and reinsurance disputes, including insurance and reinsurance coverage issues on behalf of policyholders and carriers. He has also represented brokers, agents, and MGAs in disputes with insurance and reinsurance carriers.

James has substantial litigation experience in both state and federal trial courts within and outside of New York, representing plaintiffs and defendants in insurance and noninsurance disputes. In addition to insurance litigation, he has defended a number of prominent US companies in product liability actions.

David Carney is a litigation attorney representing financial services and health care providers in privacy class action matters at both the trial and appellate levels. David has been involved in some of the largest health care data breaches to date, including for numerous healthcare providers. In 2014, David helped secure a series of landmark victories for a medical group in litigation arising out of the 2013 data breach involving stolen computers potentially containing unencrypted records of about four million patients.

David earned Law360’s Rising Star distinction in 2016 as one of the top three privacy attorneys under 40, and holds a B.A. from College of Wooster (1999) and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2005). He resides in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

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