Whiteford, Taylor & Preston announced that Spencer S. Pollock, CIPP/US, CIPM, has joined the firm in Baltimore. An experienced data security and cybersecurity attorney, Mr. Pollock works with clients to prepare for and respond to data breaches and cyber-attacks.
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"We are delighted to welcome someone of Spencer’s caliber and reputation to the firm," said Managing Partner Martin Fletcher. "It has been an incredibly fast moving area, and he brings immediate and exceptional value to our growing team."
Mr. Pollock counsels clients on a full range of services to prepare for and respond to data breaches, including with policies to comply with state, federal and international data security and cybersecurity laws; training for C-Suite leaders and employees; mock breach response drills; vendor vetting and due diligence; and post-breach identification of relevant laws and next steps for avoiding fines, penalties, regulatory investigations and civil lawsuits.
"Ransomware and other information security threats are at epidemic levels, so clients locally, nationally and internationally continue to need our experience in this area more than ever," said Keith Moulsdale, Co-Head of Whiteford’s Cyber Security, Data Management & Privacy Group. "Spencer adds another welcome layer of that experience and business know-how needed to help clients respond to critical—and now seemingly inevitable—threats."
About Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP: With over 175 attorneys, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston provides a comprehensive range of sophisticated, cost-effective business law and litigation services to clients ranging from innovative start-ups to middle market companies to global enterprises. Its growing Mid-Atlantic footprint includes seventeen offices in Delaware, D.C., Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Visit www.wtplaw.com for more information.
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