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Representative Matters

Technological innovations continue to place personal and corporate information at risk. As private data becomes increasingly subject to sophisticated tracking, collection, and processing, attention to cybersecurity is as critical as ever. M&R offers a vertically integrated, interdisciplinary team of lawyers who work diligently to protect our clients’ security environments, assure uninterrupted use of networks, prevent unauthorized access and cyber incidents, and otherwise minimize cybersecurity and privacy risks and exposure.

M&R professionals employ their vast legal and technical knowledge in counseling a wide range of organizations in an array of industries – financial services, insurance, advertising and digital media, hospitality, technology, and retail, among them – on improving cybersecurity defenses and developing policies to quickly mitigate and recover from cyber attacks should they occur. Likewise, M&R attorneys are leaders in creating comprehensive internal and compliant external privacy policies.

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Areas Of Expertise

Breach Response: Represented healthcare provider in breach response investigation and issuance of statutory notifications.

Breach Response: Represented university in breach response investigation and counselled on removal of private data from public websites.

Breach Response: Represented financial service and healthcare providers in investigating and responding to data breach incidents.

Cybersecurity Training: Trained client executives and key employees in incident response plan protocols and advised on methods to improve security policies and procedures.

Data Privacy Policies: Counseled software developer on revision of privacy policies, end-user license agreements, end-of-support announcement and requirements, and user sweepstakes program.

Data Privacy Policies: Drafted privacy policies and website terms of use revisions for multiple international fashion, food, and big box retailers and counselled on compliance with the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer-Contracts, Warranties, and Notices Act.

Data Security: Represented client in responding to government inquiries regarding product data security.

Digital Advertising and Media: Advised national retailer on CAN-SPAM Act and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) compliance for text messaging and email advertising campaigns involving joint marketing campaign with third-party retailer.

Incident Response Planning: Represented insurance clients in development of incident response plans and network security policies.

Intellectual Property: Assisted client in negotiating transfer of intellectual property relating to alleged security vulnerabilities from security researchers.

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