CHICAGO (PRWEB) April 17, 2014
The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added shareholder Lori S. Nugent to its Privacy & Data Security and Intellectual Property & Technology practice groups. She will reside in the firm’s Chicago office. She joins the firm from Wilson Elser, where she was chair of the Data Security & Cyber Liability practice.
“We are very pleased to welcome Lori to the firm,” said Chicago co-managing shareholder John F. Gibbons. “Lori’s extensive experience in the areas of privacy and data security will add to our firm’s breadth and will bring value to our clients locally and firm wide.”
Nugent, a seasoned practitioner with a wide array of experience, will continue to focus her practice on data security and cyber liability, as well as punitive damages. She has served as a first responder, addressing hundreds of data security incidents and breaches and has handled a wide variety of other issues related to computer technology, including privacy violations, media liability, cybersecurity preparedness and governance. Nugent is experienced in managing data breach situations in a manner that protects client brands in the aftermath of a data breach.
Nugent counsels clients on a wide range of matters and works with boards of directors, outside consultants and management teams to develop plans to address a company's data security and privacy risks. She is also experienced in resolving disputes that stem from data breaches through mediation, negotiation, litigation and arbitration.
Nugent earned her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and her B.A. from Knox College.
Greenberg Traurig’s Privacy & Data Security practice is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of attorneys and professionals dedicated to developing strategies to address privacy, data security and information management issues including privacy audits, policies and procedures, data security and PCI compliance, employee privacy, record retention/electronic discovery, international/cross-border data transfer, data breach readiness and response and litigation and dispute resolution.
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