Forensic Report

Although data breaches and data breach litigation are not rare, trials concerning the appropriate response to cybersecurity incidents are.  For this reason many, particularly those involved with incident response, have been keeping a close eye on a federal trial underway in Missouri.  The case involved a law firm sued by its former client, an insurance

On Thursday January 20th from 2-3:30 pm CPW’s Kristin Bryan will be joining a panel of experts to discuss current trends and best practices concerning digital forensics.  From her perspective as a data privacy and cybersecurity litigator, Kristin will discuss establishing and protecting the privilege of forensic reports prepared in the wake of a data

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation.  Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

Squire Patton Boggs Named a World Leader in Data Protection by Global Data Review | Consumer Privacy World


2021 was another year of high activity in the realm of data event and cybersecurity litigations with several noteworthy developments.  CPW has been tracking these cases throughout the year.  Read on for key trends and what to expect going into the 2022.

Recap of Data Breach and Cybersecurity Litigations in 2020

2021 heralded several developments

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

BREAKING: Sixth Circuit in Sonic Data Breach Litigation Denies Request to Appeal District Court’s Certification of Class, Dismissing Sonic’s Self-Identification and Standing

CPW’s Kristin Bryan, Ericka Johnson and Rafael Langer-Osuna have partnered with Strafford for an interactive 90 minute CLE video webinar Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 1:00pm-2:30pm EST on “Defending Work-Product Status and Attorney-Client Privilege of Forensic Reports–Equipping Commercial Litigators to Protect Incident Investigations and Related Communications From Discovery.”

You can register here.  This

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

Financial Technology Company Reaches $58 Million Settlement to Resolve Data Privacy Litigations | Consumer Privacy World

Sonic Data Breach Litigation Update: Proof

CPW has previously covered the long-running Sonic cybersecurity litigations.

As readers will recall, in 2017 unidentified third parties accessed Sonic customers’ payment card data.  The hackers purportedly obtained customer payment card information from more than three-hundred Sonic Drive-Ins.  Litigation followed, which was consolidated into multidistrict litigation (“MDL”).  In the consolidated complaint filed in the MDL,

CPW’s Kristin Bryan was interviewed recently by CyberScoop regarding the significance of the court’s decision in In re Rutter’s which ordered the production of a forensic report and related communications over assertions of privilege in data privacy litigationAs she explains, the court’s ruling (considered in conjunction with the Clark Hill and Capital

One developing area of the law that send shivers down the spine of data privacy litigators is a growing number of federal courts holding that the attorney-client and work product privilege do not apply to forensic reports and related communications regarding a data incident.  Knowledge of the circumstances involved in the Capital One and Clark