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Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Experience Highlights

  • Advising major airline with responses to multiple instances of data breaches and attendant notices to affected employees in multiple states

  • Advising international flight planning and flight support services provider for business aviation on the development of a plan (and model notices) to inform employees and/or client in the event of a data breach involving personal information 

  • Multiple presentations on employee data privacy matters, including providing overviews of cross-border requirements for sharing employee information

  • Negotiating various agreements for penetration testing, security assessment, vulnerability management and other information security services for digital media client

  • Advising digital media, energy, and aviation clients on data privacy obligations, including content of privacy policies and addressing privacy obligations in vendor agreements

  • Acting for a UAE client in relation to the alleged hacking of their computers by a contractual counterparty

  • Acting in the English courts for defendants alleged to have stolen electronic data, including responding to “search and seizure” orders

  • Advising international companies on the transfer of personal data between European countries and the U.S.

  • Designing data protection programmes for international clients to be compliant with UK and EU data protection regimes 

  • Represented several U.S. and non-U.S. companies before CFIUS in transactions that raised cyber security concerns

  • Led the buyer’s side on CFIUS, U.S. export control and DSS issues of an acquisition by a foreign-owned entity of a Big Data software company and established a mitigated entity approved by DSS, allowing the company to continue to perform its full array of government contracts and subcontracts