Webinar: What is Your Privacy Worth? Damages Theories in Privacy Cases

Published On April 14, 2015 | By Jeff Landis | Litigation
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Presenters: Jeff Landis from ZwillGen &
Matthew Milner and Michael Kheyfets from Edgeworth Economics

As breaches of proprietary data systems have become more commonplace, so have lawsuits accusing the breached parties of failing to protect their customers. In many cases, the public announcement of a breach has been followed almost immediately by the filing of a suit.

In this webinar, Jeff Landis, Matthew Milner, and Michael Kheyfets will present a mock case to examine the elements and potential theories of harm in data breach litigation. As a part of the mock case, they will consider legal and economic approaches to evaluating several damages theories which frequently arise in these matters.

About the Presenters

Jeff Landis is Counsel at ZwillGen and represents clients in litigation and government investigations, with a particular focus on defending companies in complex class action lawsuits. Jeff has advised clients in matters involving the Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”), the Michigan Video Rental Privacy Act (“VRPA”), the Cable Act, the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (“CALEA”), the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”), the Copyright Act, and state privacy and unfair competition laws.

Matthew Milner is a Partner and Co-founder at Edgeworth Economics and chairs the firm’s Privacy & Data Security practice. In cases involving data breaches, Matthew works with businesses and counsel to identify and analyze data systems to assess exposure and potential damages.

Michael Kheyfets is a Partner at Edgeworth Economics. As part of Edgeworth’s Privacy & Data Security practice, Michael works with clients and outside counsel on economic issues related to data privacy and data security claims. He applies his expertise in rigorous empirical analysis to assisting clients with answering complex questions surrounding the assessment of potential financial exposure from a claim.

CLE Information

This webinar is pending approval in Virginia, California, and New York for 1 CLE. Additionally, the IAPP will award 1 CPE credit for the following certifications: CIPM, CIPP/US, CIPP/G, CIPT. To submit this session for CPE credit please follow these directions.

Click HERE To Register

For additional questions, please contact Jennifer Russell: jennifer@zwillgen.com.

Photo by Thomas Galvez from Flickr

About The Author

Jeff’s practice focuses on representing clients in litigation and government investigations, with a particular focus on defending companies in complex class action lawsuits. He also assists clients in responding to formal investigations and informal inquiries conducted by the FTC, DOJ and states’ Attorney General Offices. Jeff has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including serving as trial counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in matters pending before judges, juries, and arbitration panels.

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