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Companies that collect, store, and use biometric data of their employees and consumers are justifiably concerned about running afoul of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The statute, which imposes written consent and data retention requirements, is the only one of its kind to provide a private right of action, allowing recovery of $1,000 per violation ($5,000 if reckless or intentional), plus attorneys’ fees. The statute has become a favorite tool of plaintiffs’ attorneys, who have filed hundreds of putative class action lawsuits over the last few years.
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By Karl Harris
The legal profession continues to embrace legal analytics and its advantages in increasing numbers every year. Now, the more interesting questions pertain to how legal professionals use legal analytics and what the likely path is for legal analytics in the future.
By Kim Peretti, Jon Knight, and Emily Poole
The Clark Hill opinion is notable because not only does it follow a string of recent opinions that have found data breach forensic reports not to be entitled to work product protection, it also goes one step further to find that a data breach forensic report is not protected by attorney-client privilege.
By Jake Frazier
Despite the fact that the CISO’s duties are growing in scope and importance, and data protection has become a board-level concern, many security leaders still do not have a direct line to the CEO.
By Sean Fitzpatrick
This article discusses the key lessons that can be taken from a series of recent surveys that seek to understand the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on the industry from the perspective of legal executives and frontline lawyers in U.S. firms and corporate law departments.