Whistleblower lawyer Dallas Hammer will speak at a webinar on November 30, 2017 titled Mastering Equifax, Data Security Law & Cyber Whistleblowing Law. Learn the latest on Mastering Equifax, Data Security Law & Cyber Whistleblowing Law with this convenient, live telephonic seminar. Mr. Hammer is privileged to join Renee Phillips, Partner at Orrick, and Co-Head of the firm’s Whistleblower Task Force, to analyze recent legal developments concerning cybersecurity.
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A reported 143,000,000 consumers in the United States & abroad recently had sensitive personal information potentially exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit-reporting agencies. This example further intensifies the record need for attorneys proficient in the latest tools involving cyber security, whistleblowing & data law. Today, more than ever, cyber & whistleblowing law require a mastering of the skills, techniques, and insights needed to successfully counsel clients in this hot, expanding practice. The Rossdale faculty for this seminar features several nationally respected experts, who will describe the current developments in information legal issues, network privacy, cyber whistleblowing, regulatory compliance, cyber risks, & latest court decisions. Our expert faculty will also cover legal issues affecting documents in cyber security whistleblowing matters, identifying sources of posted information and scope of protection. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in this convenient, telephonic seminar.
Mastering Equifax, Data Security Law & Cyber Whistleblowing Law:
a. Legal Issues involving Information and Cyber Security
b. Effectively Representing Clients in Cyber Whistleblowing
c. Handling Data Breaches
d. Best Practices for Cyber Security Matters
e. Data Breaches Legal Issues
f. Recent Developments in Laws Protecting Whistleblowers
g. Determining Scope of Protected Scope of Whistleblowing
h. Regulatory and Industry Compliance
i. Cutting-edge Court Opinions
j. Information & Network Privacy
Interactive Question & Answer Session with the Experts
Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Dallas Hammer practices at Zuckerman Law and chairs the firm’s Whistleblower Rewards Practice Group. Mr. Hammer has represented whistleblowers before the SEC, CFTC, IRS and DOJ. He also has extensive experience representing employees in whistleblower, discrimination, and other employment-related litigation, including representing whistleblowers in claims under anti-retaliation provisions of the False Claims Act; representing federal employees at the Office of Special Counsel and Merit Systems Protection Board; and negotiating severance, separation, and employment agreements. Mr. Hammer has been quoted in articles on whistle-blower awards. He previously litigated discrimination and whistleblower retaliation claims on behalf of private and public employees. Several cases that Mr. Hammer worked on have set important precedent for workers, including a decision enjoining a federal agency from terminating a physician while her discrimination claim was pending, and a decision from the Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board clarifying the burden of proof in nuclear whistleblower retaliation actions.
2. Renee Phillips is a Partner at Orrick, and Co-Head of the firm’s Whistleblower Task Force. Ms. Phillips focuses her practice on employment litigation and counseling, with particular emphasis on Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank whistleblower issues and internal investigations She is also the co-author of the leading treatise published on the subject of Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank whistleblower law, Corporate Whistleblowing in the Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank Era. Ms. Phillips has successfully defended employers in federal and state court litigations as well as administrative proceedings and arbitrations involving claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblowing, trade secret misappropriation and other employment-related claims. She regularly counsels employers on a variety of employment-related issues and assists clients in creating and implementing human resources policies, whistleblower policies, negotiating and drafting executive contracts and other employment agreements, and conducting internal investigations. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and a former federal law clerk in the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Hammer has written extensively about protections for cybersecurity whistleblowers, including the following publications:
- The Rise of Cybersecurity Whistleblowing, NYU Law Compliance & Enforcement Blog (December 2016)
- Cybersecurity Whistleblowing: What Employees at Public
Companies Should Know Before Reporting Information Security Concerns, ISSA Journal (June 2016)
Recently, Corporate Crime Reporter interviewed Mr. Hammer about cybersecurity whistleblowing. A summary of the interview is available online at Dallas Hammer on the Rise of Cybersecurity Whistleblowing.