Data Security and Privacy

Kean Miller’s Louisiana-based data privacy and security team provides counsel to local, regional, and national businesses in connection with data security, data breach, and privacy-related legal challenges.  From preventive strategies, to data protection, our client advice is focused on three key business areas - Corporate Compliance and Breach Prevention; Data Incident Response; and Litigation and Investigation Management.

Corporate Compliance and Prevention
  • Regulatory Compliance Audits of Data Security Policies and Practices
  • Employer and Employee Training
  • Infrastructure Protection Issues 
  • Third-Party Vendor Risk Assessments
  • Cyber Liability Risk Insurance Advice
  • Security Policy and Procedure Development
  • Data incident Response Plan Development & Training
  • Corporate Due Diligence
  • Review and negotiate cyber liability, data breach, and date privacy insurance and contractual indemnity requirements
  • Audit existing contracts and insurance programs
Data Incident Response
  • Onsite Response and Assessment
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Data Gathering/Collection
  • Data Breach and Privacy Notifications
  • Corporate Responsibility Guidance
  • Claim reporting to insurers

Litigation & Investigation Management

  • Electronic Discovery
  • Electronically Stored Information (ESI)
  • Defense Strategy Development
  • Federal and State Investigation Defense
  • Litigation
  • Coverage of bad faith litigation, mediation and arbitration

Representative Experience:

  • Analysis and evaluation of individual breach reporting and management requirements for all 50 states
  • Representation of a North Louisiana business with respect to date breach response and management for a multitude of affected persons in over 20 states
  • Contract evaluation of third party vendor agreements for finance clients with respect to data security requirements
  • Advice and counsel to clients with respect to the purchase of cyber risk and cyber liability insurance
  • Representation of healthcare providers and HIPAA business associates with security incident response, breach analysis, and mandatory reporting obligations