January 19, 2023

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP Partner Bethany Kristovich Discusses Impact of Cyberattacks on Attorney-Client Communications

Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Bethany Kristovich was quoted in an article titled “SEC's Covington Demand Casts Cloud On Atty-Client Privilege” published by Law360.

The article focused on a subpoena issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to a law firm seeking the names of clients who were affected in a 2020 cyberattack on the firm.

Ms. Kristovich discussed the spotlight the suit is placing on firms' cybersecurity efforts and how cyberattacks could chill attorney-client communications if clients worry their lawyers could be victims of a cyberattack.

Read the article.