James Westerlind, Counsel, Arent Fox LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group's Significant Trends and Updates in Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits

July 12, 2018 - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James M. Westerlind, Counsel, Arent Fox LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Significant Trends and Updates in Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits: Its Implications to the Year Ahead”. This event is scheduled for August 8, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET).

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About James M. Westerlind
James is Counsel at Arent Fox LLP. He focuses on cyber risk issues, including insurance coverage and potential data breach liability for companies and their board members. James also represents auto dealers in franchise disputes with auto manufacturers in various federal and state actions and administrative proceedings. James’ practice also focuses on resolving insurance and reinsurance disputes, including insurance and reinsurance coverage issues on behalf of policyholders and carriers. He has also represented brokers, agents, and MGAs in disputes with insurance and reinsurance carriers.

James has substantial litigation experience in both state and federal trial courts within and outside of New York, representing plaintiffs and defendants in insurance and noninsurance disputes. In addition to insurance litigation, he has defended a number of prominent US companies in product liability actions.

About Arent Fox LLP
Founded in 1942, Arent Fox is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and he law intersect. With more than 400 lawyers, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and ultidisciplinary solutions to a global roster of corporations, governments, and trade associations. he firm has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.

Event Synopsis:

As the cyberthreat landscape evolves, so do data breach claims. Nowadays, more class action lawsuits are related to ransomware attacks and include intensified efforts to recover related costs. There are already a number of prominent data breach cases from the previous years and, every day, many smaller data breach class action suits are being filed.

In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments relevant to Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits. Speakers will address and identify recent trends and issues surrounding this significant topic. They will demystify potential risks and pitfalls and will offer strategies and practical tips to avoid such challenges.

Key topics include:
• Data Breach Litigation
• Notable Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits
• Trends Related to Recent Litigation
• Risks and Pitfalls
• Best Strategies and Practical Tips
• What Lies Ahead

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/