Managing Cyber Liability Claims and Related Class Action Litigation

April 11, 2018 3:45pm

Douglas H. Meal
Partner
Ropes & Gray LLP (Boston, MA)

Hillard M. Sterling, Esq.
Partner
Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP (Chicago, IL)

  • Identifying the latest plaintiff’s theories and laws advanced in cyber liability findings
  • Using recent cases and class action claims to assess breaches and determining the value of resulting claims
  • Assessing class action trends following Spokeo and reviewing recent court decisions
  • Developing cases based on negligence in cyber liability litigation
    • Assessing third party damage
    • Developing a standard of review
  • Data breach litigation involving statutes that cover privacy concerns including FDCPA and TCPA
    • Determining whether plaintiffs have suffered any harm
    • Assessing statutory penalties
  • Analyzing recent cookie litigation in California and exploring claims companies improperly flagged cookies and tracked data inappropriately