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Data Security: What All Lawyers Need to Know

Data Security: What All Lawyers Need to Know

Organizations are increasingly under siege from a variety of electronic-based threats. They range from malicious insiders and cyber criminals to lax internal protocols and unsecured corporate networks. While these factors have posed eDiscovery challenges for years, they are particularly troubling at this time. With employees increasingly using consumer-grade cloud applications to commit corporate espionage, with cyberattacks on the rise, and as the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to proliferate, clients and counsel must take proactive steps to prepare for these threats. This includes developing actionable procedures to address problems arising from electronic threats and vulnerabilities that are beyond the traditional realm of eDiscovery.

  • Recognizing the nature and scope of threats posed by personal cloud use, cyberattacks, and the IoT
  • Developing actionable policies and enforcement mechanisms to protect against threats and strengthen vulnerabilities
  • Understanding the role that analytics can play in enforcing internal protocols and detecting cyber-risk


Corey Lee
Hunton & Williams

Corey Lee’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, including litigation of matters arising from information security and data breach incidents, contract disputes, class actions, business torts, securities litigation, product liability litigation, and electronic discovery. Corey also has experience conducting internal investigations for health care, consumer and retail companies.
Prior to joining Hunton & Williams, Corey served as a judicial clerk for Hon. John Lungstrum, Chief Judge of the US District Court for the District of Kansas from 2004 to 2005. Following his clerkship, he joined Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP as an associate.

Charlie Bingham

Charlie Bingham

Charlie Bingham is currently an attorney and Certified Information Privacy Professional at Microsoft. As a member of Microsoft’s Legal and Corporate Affairs U.S. Field Public Sector team, Charlie provides day-to-day legal and strategic business advice to senior leadership and an aggressive sales team responsible for growing the company’s $4 billion public sector business.

Charlie’s practice focuses on advising internal business clients on complex cloud computing and devices agreements with federal, state, and local government customers in the U.S. as well as advising on Microsoft’s traditional software licensing, consulting services and a variety of corporate and contractual matters.

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Janeen N. Lofton
Liebler, Gonzalez, & Portuondo

Janeen Lofton is Counsel at the Firm and a member of the Litigation Department, specifically focusing on US Virgin Islands matters. She joined the Firm in 2013. Before working at LGP, Ms. Lofton interned for United States District Court Judge Reggie Walton and then worked in the Structured Finance Litigation group of Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe in Washington, DC.

Ms. Lofton is a cum laude graduate of Xavier University, where she received two Bachelor of Science degrees.  Further, she received her JD/MBA through the HBCU Howard University/Texas University Consortium.  Prior to working as an attorney, Ms. Lofton worked as an Investment Banker on Wall Street specializing in Asset-Based Securities.

Tara Emory

Tara Emory, PMP, CEDS
Director of Consulting
Driven, Inc.

Tara Emory advises organizations and law firms on information governance programs and e-Discovery. Her IG practice includes data management and compliance, policies, records management technology, and defensible deletion. In litigation, she is an expert on search methodologies, data preservation and collection approaches, discovery protocols, and strategies for resolving discovery issues with litigation adversaries, government regulators, and the courts. Above all, Tara seeks to solve her clients’ unique data problems in ways that reflect a best fit for each client and matter.