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"Lawyers Need to Pay Attention to Ethical Obligations Following a Data Breach”

August 9, 2017
Legaltech News

Sean C. Griffin, Washington, D.C.-based member of Dykema’s  Commercial Litigation Practice Group, recommends best practices for attorneys concerned about data infractions in the Legaltech News feature, “Lawyers Need to Pay Attention to Ethical Obligations Following a Data Breach.”

In this well-timed article, Griffin reminds attorneys that the ethical and legal responsibilities for preserving client confidentiality extend to emails, texts, and other ESI (electronically stored information), and that they must comply with pertinent ABA, state, and local bar rules, and work with their IT departments to aggressively ensure client data security. 

Subscribers to Legaltech News can find the full article here.