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.
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.
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.
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.
If we intend to minimize the risk of a successful attack, we must accept cybersecurity as an ongoing, evolving, relentless effort that requires diligence and discipline. And we have to throw more money at it, too.
Emily N. Litzinger and Alexa R. Hanlon
While the concept of digital vaccine passports might seem like a perfect solution, implementation is muddled not only by administrative feasibility, but the web of legal and business considerations raised if requiring the passport to return to the workplace or enter a business. This article untangles some of these complex legal considerations, including privacy and ethical concerns, offering employers guidance in evaluating their feasibility at the workplace.
California named five members to the inaugural board of the California Privacy Protection Agency, a new entity created by voters in 2020 that will enforce the state’s sweeping consumer privacy laws.
Joseph Tate and Emily Plowcha
Just as the pandemic has challenged every aspect of our lives, the shift to a remote work environment has significantly impacted e-discovery and the ethical obligations of attorneys in this ever-evolving technological and legal landscape.
The intersection of foreign laws governing data collection and cross-border discovery operations continues to be a potentially volatile conjunction.
Now that depositions and other legal proceedings are now virtual, remote exercises in most cases. It doesn’t mean, however, that the rules have relaxed. If anything, it’s more important than ever to follow best practices and pay attention to security.