Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

24/7 Data Breach Response Hotline: 844.312.3961

24/7 Data Breach Response Team Email:

A two-time Advisen “Cyber Law Firm of the Year” winner, the Lewis Brisbois Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice is led by a former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) cyber attorney and includes another former DOJ cyber attorney as well as Certified Information Privacy Professionals (CIPP). From relatively simple device theft containing proprietary or consumer information, to catastrophic system compromises affecting millions of consumers, Lewis Brisbois’ Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Team has managed responses to thousands of data security incidents in virtually all business sectors. Members of our team hold certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), including the ANSI-accredited CIPP/US designation, the CIPP/Europe designation, and the Certified Information Privacy Technician (CIPT) designation. We have particular expertise working with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Supported by a full-service law firm, the team provides a suite of proactive services, fully managed breach response services, and defensive litigation services when necessary.

Compliance advisory (proactive) services:

  • Cyber preparedness assessments
  • Incident response planning
  • Table top exercises
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Facilitation of privileged third party services
  • Third party contract review

Incident (breach) response services:

  • Fully managed breach response
    • Facilitation of forensics services
    • Consumer and regulatory notification
    • Facilitation of consumer remediation services
  • Regulatory investigation guidance and defense
  • Third party defense

The Lewis Brisbois team is available 24/7/365 and is geographically distributed across the nation to help clients protect their data, and to respond to and remediate any type of data security incident.


  • Sean Hoar (Partner) -, 971.712.2795

Vice Chairs

  • Richard Goldberg (Partner) -, 215.977.4060
  • Lindsay Nickle (Partner) -, 214.722.7141
  • Allen Sattler (Partner) -, 714.668.5572
  • Alyssa Watzman (Partner) -, 720.292.2052
  • Sarah Rugnetta (Partner) -, 646.989.9429