About

Businesses must remain vigilant to keep up with evolving technology, while keeping data secure. Failing to comply with cybersecurity laws and regulations can lead to data loss, and the need to notify clients and regulatory agencies. Through good planning, companies can create strong policies to minimize the chance of a breach, and to address any incident that occurs.

The Steptoe & Johnson Cybersecurity Team helps clients:

  • Understand and comply with cybersecurity laws and regulations
  • Plan for and respond to any breach and re-evaluate their cybersecurity plans following a breach.
Team Focus

​Steptoe & Johnson Cybersecurity Team members, consisting of attorneys and other professionals, assist clients in the following areas:

  • Banking –Tammie Alexander and Vince Holzhall
  • FERC – Kurt Krieger
  • Insurance –Chelsea Prince
  • IT/Technical – Mark Combs, Steptoe & Johnson Chief Information Officer
  • Litigation – John Callcott, Deva Solomon, and Monté Williams
  • Privacy –Susan Haller Pauley and Charles Sinsel
  • Compliance – Shawn Morgan
HOW WE HAVE HELPED
  • Drafting data privacy and security policies, procedures and notices
  • Handling data breach investigations and responses, including data breach notifications to regulatory authorities, state authorities, and individuals
  • Addressing data privacy and security issues in contract negotiation
  • Reviewing cyber insurance policies and providing coverage advice
  • Investigating domestic and international cybersecurity and hacking incidents