January 28, 2022

Volume XII, Number 28

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Michael G. Morgan

Michael G. Morgan represents clients in class actions, litigation and other matters involving cybersecurity, privacy, and protection of consumer and business data. He is co-leader of the Firm’s Privacy and Data Protection practice.

With more than 20 years’ experience in data security and privacy matters, Michael advises clients on cyber incident preparation, prevention and response; compliance with US and EU laws and regulations; completion of enterprise-wide cybersecurity assessments; and data security policies and best practices. He has particular experience in advising clients on large-scale data breaches, including those involving more than 50 million consumer records, both in the US and in dozens of countries around the world.

Michael is a seasoned trial lawyer who has first-chaired numerous jury and bench trials and has resolved scores of cases through mediation and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has deep experience in the defense of consumer class actions and government investigations by the FTC, CFPB, FCC, and state attorneys general relating to data security and privacy. Before joining his prior firm, Michael was vice president and general counsel of Epic Cycle, a web app development company.

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Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael G. Morgan

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The Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group at McDermott Will & Emery is a 2021 Go-To Thought Leader for its coverage of NIST’s Cybersecurity framework for Ransomware Risk management. In a time when cybersecurity is more important than ever, NLR readers turned to the group’s coverage of ransomware risk management for essential guidance to keep their organizations secure. The group’s efforts to break down the new framework helps readers understand what is expected of them, and how to prepare for higher standards from government agencies in terms of what constitutes reasonable cybersecurity measures. Authors who contributed insights into this area include Scott FerberTodd S. McClelland, Michael G. Morgan, and David P. Saunders

 

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