Earlier this year, Bloomberg Law reported that Edelson PC, a leading plaintiffs’ firm in privacy and data security law, filed a class action lawsuit against a regional law firm that had vulnerabilities in its information security systems. This week, the identity of the firm and the allegations of the lawsuit were unsealed. The case,
What are law firms doing to protect their clients’ sensitive information? What are clients doing to determine whether their outside counsel are using reasonable security measures to protect their sensitive information (confidential communication, customer data, financial information, protected health information, intellectual property, etc.)?