PACT Industry Event


The Union League

140 S. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Date & Time

Start Date: 01/15/2014
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 10:30 AM


A follow up to the successful 2012 seminar, this program will focus on the latest information on Privacy and Cybersecurity as it impacts business.  Topics will include:

Disaster in the Digital Age with Matt Siegel.

  • The program will focus on cyber risks and best practices, including:
  • An Overview of Your Potential Exposure
  • Relevant Legislation Updates
  • The Emerging Federal Standards Created by the February 2013 Executive Order
  • Risk Management Tips
  • Recent Claim Examples

The Top Issues Employers Need to Address in Social Media and Employment Law with Michael Schmidt.

  • Allowing Personal Device Usage Trigger Wage and Hour Problems
  • Crafting Enforceable Social Media Policies
  • Understanding the Impact of Social Media on Hiring Decisions
  • Recognizing the Do’s and Don’ts with Employees Social Media Use
  • Protecting Social Media Information from Walking out the Door With Employees

Big Developments in Big Data with David Walton.

  • Making Sense of All This Data: Structured and Unstructured Data
  • Balancing The Desire to Keep Data with the Legal Advantages of Deleting Unnecessary Data
  • Urge Clients to Centralize Non-Redundant Data Sources
  • Look for Big-Data Applications that have “Baked-In” Litigation Hold and ESI Components
  • Technology-Assisted Review and Predictive Coding
  • If Big-Data Analytics Works in Real-Time, How Will It impact Ongoing ESI Obligations?
  • Proportionality: Will it Continue to Save us From an Ever-Increasing Influx of Data 


Michael C. Schmidt

Matthew J. Siegel

David J. Walton



Michael C. Schmidt

Vice Chair, Labor & Employment Department

(212) 453-3937

Matthew J. Siegel, CIPP/US


(215) 665-3703

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