Zweiback, Fiset & Zalduendo is an industry leader in the ever-changing field of cybersecurity. Our advice and legal guidance is highly sought after in areas relating to data privacy, cyber security, and compliance. We work with a wide range of clients from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups.
We provide clients with unrivaled legal counsel in order to expertly navigate the wide array of regulations, litigation, and legal pitfalls of cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection. We provide full-service assistance from the drafting of your privacy and Information Security Management Policies, Cyber Incident Response Planning. Our long-standing connections with national, state, and local law enforcement and foreign regulatory agencies provide us with the unparalleled ability to respond quickly and effectively to any kind of cyber incident.
In addition to infrastructure protection and data breach response, our team handles dispute and litigation, regulatory investigations, data encryption technology, and cyber insurance. We also advise clients on compliance obligations and their implications in transactions, such as corporate governance and risk management, corporate transactions, and cross-border data transfers.
Defending Against Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Risks
In an ever-evolving technological and increasingly connected world, more businesses and individuals than ever before face the threat of legal challenges related to cybersecurity and data privacy. Whether you are operating a tech startup, professional services organization, or a Fortune 500 company, you may face existential risks to your business’s bottom line in the form of potential losses and litigation/compliance exposure resulting from data loss, security breaches, violations of privacy law, and regulatory investigations.
Our team of attorneys works with individuals and entities of all sizes in creating and executing assertive and creative responses to cybersecurity and data privacy threats, bringing unrivaled experience to the table in developing proactive solutions to such challenges while providing the efficient approach of a boutique firm that respects and builds upon our clients’ overall financial circumstances. We provide compliance counsel and representation in litigation and regulatory proceedings to businesses across industries, including those in the technology, healthcare, education, retail and ecommerce, government, manufacturing, financial services, and communications sectors.
Our Experience in Cybersecurity & Data Privacy
Firm co-founder Michael Zweiback brings unrivaled experience to cybersecurity proceedings having previously served in the U.S. Attorney’s Office as the Chief of Cyber and Intellectual Property Crimes Section, Principal Advisor to the U.S. Attorney General’s Advisory Committee in Cyber Crime, and Deputy Chief of the Terrorism and Organized Crime Section.
Zweiback, Fiset & Zalduendo LLP attorney Brian Cunningham is a leading international expert in privacy and data protection law, cyber security, trade secrets, employee monitoring, and government surveillance issues, with special expertise in U.S. and European Union data protection law and compliance. Bryan developed this unique practice through extensive experience in senior U.S. Government intelligence and law enforcement positions. Bryan’s practice has included assisting Fortune 500 and multinational companies to comply with complex, and often conflicting, data protection requirements under U.S. federal law, U.S. state laws, and the numerous specific requirements in the European Union and other overseas jurisdictions. He also has counseled start-ups and other companies in general matters and created and directs a privacy advisory committee for a multi-billion dollar company. Bryan is the current Executive Director of the University of California, Irvine’s Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute. He was founding vice-chair of the American Bar Association Cyber Security Privacy Task Force and was awarded the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement for his work on information issues. He has served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Biodefense Analysis, the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age, and the Bipartisan Policy Center Cyber Security Task Force. Bryan is also a frequent media commentator on privacy, cyber security, electronic surveillance, intelligence, and other national security issues. He has appeared on CNN, Bloomberg, ABC, Fox, CNBC, NPR, and PBS, and has been published in numerous national newspapers and overseas publications.
When to Contact a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Attorney
Our mission is to provide superior compliance counsel and defense representation to our clients to mitigate risks and build financial and reputational security to both avoid the risk of legal challenges and to effectively respond to compliance, regulatory and litigation proceedings as they arise.
To that end, we provide counsel to clients that are just beginning the process of developing policies and infrastructure to ensure their compliance with regulatory requirements and prevent future security risks as well as those seeking to improve upon and innovate their existing cybersecurity and data privacy framework to anticipate and defend against new and evolving risks and threats to their interests. Our attorneys work in tandem with expert security consultants to help our clients creatively and effectively develop and implement policies, procedures, and practical technological solutions in transactions, data storage, communications, transfers and other business activities.
When a threat does arise in the form of a successful or attempted internal or external data breach, regulatory investigation, civil lawsuit related to privacy violations, or criminal investigation, our attorneys will rapidly assess the situation to determine the comprehensive set of risks to our clients’ interests, and develop and execute aggressive and efficient strategies to minimize liability and collateral consequences while building upon our clients’ present infrastructures to avoid future risk.
Schedule a Consultation with an Experienced Attorney
Cybersecurity and data privacy legal challenges require thoughtful and experienced guidance to help individuals and businesses navigate complex issues to limit legal liability and collateral consequences to their financial and reputational interests. The attorneys of Zweiback, Fiset & Zalduendo have decades of experience in litigating and advising on complex cybersecurity and data privacy issues to put in service of whatever legal challenge you are facing. Our attorneys creatively and efficiently strategize towards positive resolutions of cybersecurity and data privacy legal challenges that serve our client’s comprehensive, long-term goals.
If you or your business are seeking to create policies and infrastructure to comply with regulatory requirements and avoid business and/or reputational losses or are currently facing a complex litigation, enforcement action, or other potential legal challenge in the area of cybersecurity and data privacy, contact our office to speak with an experienced attorney regarding your situation today.