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Amid urgent national security, cybersecurity and data privacy threats, companies require deeply experienced counsel to respond strategically to potentially crippling data incidents, so they can get back to business. Led by the nation’s leading legal advisors on national security and data-related regulatory matters, we help boards and top executives safely navigate high-impact breaches and related cyber incidents, and offer specialized regulatory advice in the transactional and compliance contexts.
John P. Carlin has joined Paul, Weiss as co-head of the Cybersecurity & Data Protection practice and as a partner in the Litigation Department. He will be resident in Washington, D.C.
Co-heads of the Global Cybersecurity & Data Protection practice Jeh Johnson and John Carlin will participate in a webinar, “Navigating the Evolving Cybersecurity Landscape: Insider Insights,” hosted by Paul, Weiss.
Litigation partner John Carlin is a featured speaker at the French-American Foundation Cyber Security Conference.
The New York State Department of Financial Services recently proposed updates to its cybersecurity regulations. If finalized, the updates would significantly increase the obligations of NYDFS-regulated entities to report cybersecurity events and protect consumer data.
Litigation partner John Carlin will lead the closing keynote session at the Aspen Institute’s 2022 Aspen Cyber Summit.
John Carlin Discusses Evolution of Cybersecurity at the DOJ and His Move to Paul, Weiss With The Washington Post
Litigation partner John Carlin was featured in a Q+A in The Washington Post’s latest issue of “The Cybersecurity 202” newsletter.
- H. Christopher Boehning
- Jessica S. Carey
- John P. Carlin
- David Fein
- Michael E. Gertzman
- Roberto J. Gonzalez
- Jeh Charles Johnson
- Brad S. Karp
- Loretta E. Lynch
- Mark F. Mendelsohn
- Richard S. Elliott
- Peter Jaffe
- David Kessler
- Jacobus J. Schutte
- Economic Sanctions & AML
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Anti-Corruption & FCPA
- Cybersecurity & Data Protection
- Internal Investigations
- Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation
- White Collar & Regulatory Defense
The DOJ recently announced that a Paris-based corporation and its Syrian subsidiary pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to foreign terrorist organizations—the first time the DOJ has brought such a charge against a corporation.
Litigation partner John Carlin will participate in a webcast panel, “How audit committees can strengthen cyber resiliency, crisis preparedness and corporate governance,” hosted by Ernst & Young as part of its “Better Questions for Boards” webcast series.
President Biden recently issued an executive order directing the steps the U.S. will take to implement commitments agreed to under the European Union-U.S. Data Privacy Framework.
Litigation partner Jeannie Rhee will participate in a webinar, “Practicing National Security Law in Law Firms,” presented by the ABA’s Women in National Security Law program. Jeannie will discuss what the practice of national security law looks like today and provide guidance for those considering law firm practice.
The FTC recently held a public forum concerning what it described as “commercial surveillance” and lax data security practices by companies. The public forum was intended to help the FTC determine whether it should proceed with rulemaking under Section 18 of the FTC act to address these practices.
FTC Action Against Digital Marketing and Analytics Company Highlights Enforcement Approach Ahead of Public Forum on “Commercial Surveillance and Data Security”
The FTC claims the company’s geolocation collection and sale practices are “unfair.”
Harris Fischman and Steve Herzog Publish NYLJ Analysis on the SEC’s Increasing Focus on Cybersecurity
Litigation partner Harris Fischman and counsel Steve Herzog co-wrote an analysis on the expansion of cyber-related SEC enforcement actions, published in the New York Law Journal on July 20.
Litigation partner Jeh Johnson and other former senior intelligence, defense and homeland security officials drafted an open letter calling for a national security review of recent congressional tech legislation.
Awards & Recognition
Jeannie Rhee Shortlisted for “Privacy & Data Protection Lawyer of the Year” in Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards
Litigation partner Jeannie Rhee has been shortlisted for “Privacy & Data Protection Lawyer of the Year” in Euromoney’s 2022 Women in Business Law America Awards.