Cyber Solutions & Data Strategies

Cozen O’Connor’s Cyber Solutions & Data Strategies group is committed to providing clients with the guidance necessary to navigate the ever-changing technological landscape.  The team of lawyers and technology professionals that comprise the group work closely with clients across all industries to identify and build effective solutions and circumvent common problems in the areas of privacy, cybersecurity, eDiscovery, and information governance.

Privacy & Data Security

Cozen O’Connor has a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled and highly regarded attorneys who focus on all aspects of privacy and data security counseling and litigation. We help companies protect data, comply with regulations, and respond to investigations and litigation. We also leverage Cozen O’Connor’s experience and capabilities in dealing with industry-specific legal challenges to assist clients.

Electronic Discovery

Discovery of electronic information in litigation and efforts to manage and control the huge volumes of data stored by companies is often the greatest expense in litigation. Cozen O’Connor’s electronic discovery group is composed of a team of attorneys and in-house technical professionals with decades of experience dealing with every type of electronic discovery issue and challenge, from compliance to litigation. We provide the singularly focused legal advice needed to position our clients in the most strategic and favorable position in today’s electronic environment.

Cozen O’Connor through the Cyber Solutions & Data Strategies group is one of a few large firms in the country that combines cutting-edge technological savvy with an immense amount of hands-on trial experience. This cross-departmental practice of law and technology is an effective and cost-efficient way to address, contain, and prevent information governance problems and issues.

As the legal and technology landscape continues to change and new rules and case law develop across industries that affect clients, Cozen O’Connor’s Cyber Solutions & Data Strategies team is committed to staying abreast of the issues, changes, and emerging technologies to advise our clients of best practices and mitigate risk.

 

Publications

Emerging Data Types and IoT of E-Discovery in Civil Litigation [The Legal Intelligencer]

March 24, 2020

Joseph Tate and David Walton published an article to The Legal Intelligencer discussing that your new IoT data may be subject to preservation, collection and production in civil litigation.

Geospatial Data: A Missed Opportunity for Electronic Discovery Matters [Legaltech news]

March 18, 2020

Stephen Johnson, assistant director in the Electronic Discovery and Practice Advisory Services Group at Cozen O'Connor, published an article to Legaltech news discussing how to maximize the use of geospatial data.

International Data Transfers and APEC Rules

February 13, 2020

Brian Kint published an article to Bloomberg Law discussing one of APEC's initiatives, the APEC Privacy Framework, a principles-based privacy standard first approved by the APEC economies in 2004 and reworked in 2015.

Recent AG and FTC Enforcement Actions Provide Guidance on Data Security Best Practices [Infographic]

February 10, 2020

More and more companies are experiencing crippling data breaches. We analyzed recent state Attorney General and FTC enforcement actions to identify eight data security best practices that companies can adopt to mitigate the likelihood of a breach which can be found in this infographic.

State Attorney Activism and Enforcement Trends

February 03, 2020

Ann-Marie Luciano, Chris Allen, and Bryan Mosca published an article in Bloomberg Law on February 3, 2020, sharing their observations on trends in state Attorney General activity in 2019, and the enforcement priorities they expect to see AGs focus on in 2020.

Is Privacy Dead in the World of the Internet of Things? [Legaltech News]

August 26, 2019

Brian Kint contributed an article to Legaltech news discussing his thoughts on privacy policies and how it affects our world today.

In The News

Demand for COVID-19 Tracking Places Greater Emphasis on Privacy by Design

April 14, 2020

Brian Kint was quoted in Legaltech news discussing how various governments have turned to private entities to help create COVID-19 tracking phone solutions.

Debate Mounts Over Lack Of Local Demographic Data Of Coronavirus Patients

April 10, 2020

Greg Fliszar was quoted in a search & news article discussing what information should be released in the interest of public health or safety and what information should remain classified during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Is tracking adherence to stay-at-home mandates a privacy concern?

April 09, 2020

Brian Kint was quoted in a Compliance Week article discussing the privacy concerns behind google offering user location data to health official's seeking to track peoples behavior during the stay-at-home orders.

Privacy & Digital-Rights Experts Worry …

April 08, 2020

Matthew Siegel was quoted on Satoshi Nakamoto Blog discussing how countries are using mobile phone tracking to help fight pandemics, and the privacy side behind this.

Zoom's Sudden Rise Presents Test For New Calif. Privacy Law

April 03, 2020

Matthew Siegel was quoted in a Law360 article discussing how Zoom shares and secures personal data.

HR and IT Should Team Up to Fight Cyberattacks

February 21, 2020

Brian Kint was quoted in HR Magazine discussing different ways to avoid cyberattacks and the types of companies at risk.

More Than Minor Changes? Assessing the Latest CCPA Updates

February 14, 2020

Brian Kint was quoted in a Compliance Week article discussing the revisions that were made to the proposed regulations implementing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

How a Popular Privacy App Plans to Turn a Buck

February 11, 2020

Brian Kint was quoted in Protocol news discussing the privacy app, Jumbo.

Recent AG and FTC Enforcement Actions Provide Guidance on Data Security Best Practices

January 08, 2020

Ann-Marie Luciano and Jawaria Gilani published an article in the January 8 edition of CyberSecurity Law Report setting out practical steps companies can take to reduce the likelihood of a data breach.

The Next Legal Challenge: Getting Law Firms to Use Analytics

November 22, 2019

David Walton was interviewed by Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School's online journal of business research and analysis, on the use of data analytics in the legal profession.

Cozen O'Connor Sponsors NetDiligence Ninth Annual Cyber Claims Study

October 16, 2019

Cozen O’Connor sponsored the NetDiligence ninth annual Cyber Claims Study.

Inside the Trials and Tribulations of Modern E-Discovery Training

July 30, 2019

Joseph Tate was quoted in Legaltech News explaining the importance of training on e-discovery and some challenges that face this.

Contacts

David J. Walton

Chair, Cyber Solutions & Data Strategies

dwalton@cozen.com

(215) 665-5547

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