Grant Davis-Denny and Brad Brian Discuss the In-House Attorney’s Role in Cybersecurity

Munger, Tolles & Olson attorneys Grant A. Davis-Denny and Brad D. Brian co-authored “Data Breaches and the Role of the In-House Attorney” for the 2016 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”

The article discusses the vital role lawyers can play in protecting against and responding to a data breach and highlights important considerations, including breach notification requirements, consumer and employee class actions and contract implications with third parties. The report also describes how in-house counsel can preemptively reduce data security risks through the design of their companies’ cyber security policies and offers tips for achieving compliance with federal and state requirements.

Mr. Davis-Denny’s practice emphasizes counseling companies on data security and privacy law compliance issues and representing clients in data breach class action litigation.

Mr. Brian is co-managing partner of Munger Tolles and a nationally known trial lawyer specializing in complex civil and criminal litigation of all types.