David Carney, Partner, Baker and Hostetler LLP to Speak at TKG's Significant Trends and Updates in Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits

July 12, 2018 - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that David A. Carney, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Significant Trends and Updates in Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits: Its Implications to the Year Ahead”. This event is scheduled for August 8, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET).

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About David A. Carney
David Carney is a litigation attorney representing financial services and health care providers in privacy class action matters at both the trial and appellate levels. David has been involved in some of the largest health care data breaches to date, including for numerous healthcare providers. In 2014, David helped secure a series of landmark victories for a medical group in litigation arising out of the 2013 data breach involving stolen computers potentially containing unencrypted records of about four million patients.

David earned Law360’s Rising Star distinction in 2016 as one of the top three privacy attorneys under 40, and holds a B.A. from College of Wooster (1999) and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2005). He resides in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

About Baker & Hostetler LLP
Recognized as one of the top firms for client service, BakerHostetler is a leading national law firm that helps clients around the world to address their most complex and critical business and regulatory issues. With five core national practice groups – Business, Employment, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Tax – the firm has more than 940 lawyers located in 14 offices coast to coast. BakerHostetler is widely regarded as having one of the country’s top 10 tax practices, a nationally recognized litigation practice, an award-winning data privacy practice and an industry-leading business practice. The firm is also recognized internationally for its groundbreaking work recovering more than $12 billion in the Madoff Recovery Initiative, representing the SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Visit bakerlaw.com.

Event Synopsis:
As the cyberthreat landscape evolves, so do data breach claims. Nowadays, more class action lawsuits are related to ransomware attacks and include intensified efforts to recover related costs. There are already a number of prominent data breach cases from the previous years and, every day, many smaller data breach class action suits are being filed.

In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments relevant to Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits. Speakers will address and identify recent trends and issues surrounding this significant topic. They will demystify potential risks and pitfalls and will offer strategies and practical tips to avoid such challenges.

Key topics include:
• Data Breach Litigation
• Notable Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits
• Trends Related to Recent Litigation
• Risks and Pitfalls
• Best Strategies and Practical Tips
• What Lies Ahead

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/