The Nineteenth Annual Canadian IT Law Association Conference

Seminar | October.26.2015 - October.27.2015

The St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre, Toronto, ON

Orrick will be sponsoring the "Managing Privacy and Cyber Risk with Cyber Insurance" roundable at the Canadian IT Law Association's annual conference.

Russell Cohen will be a featured panelist and Mark Mermelstein will be moderating the session which will focus on topics such as:

  • What does cyber insurance cover?
  • How does cyber insurance differ from traditional insurance?
  • Improving your cyber insurance coverage
  • The intersection of D&O and cyber liability
  • Cyber insurance requirements in commercial agreements
  • Qualifying for cyber insurance: evolving underwriting standards and requirements
  • New cyber insurance developments: IoT, war and terrorism, regulatory action
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Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation
  • Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance Recovery

Russell P. Cohen Partner Antitrust & Competition, Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation

San Francisco

Russell Cohen is a partner in Orrick's San Francisco office with experience litigating antitrust and other complex business disputes on behalf of companies and individuals, particularly in the technology sector.

Russell represents clients in company-critical antitrust and unfair competition matters, particularly in the technology sector. He has extensive experience litigating some of the most challenging and topical issues, including multi-sided platform pricing and strategy; software interoperability and the duty to disclose interface information; duty to deal claims; the IP-antitrust interface; and employee non-compete and other mobility-restricting arrangements. He has represented clients in direct and indirect purchaser antitrust class actions, unfair competition cases and competitor suits in state and federal court, as well as in arbitration and international forums. 

Russell also represents clients in other complex business disputes, including venture capital investor disputes, insurance recovery for financial, property and other losses, and other commercial matters in federal and state court, and in arbitration proceedings.

Russell also works with clients on data-breach response efforts, including utilizing cyber insurance as part of a coordinated, comprehensive strategy for managing and recovering from data breaches. 

Russell is committed to pro bono legal work and community service. He was counsel in the successful Alien Tort Statute case against one of the assassins of Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was murdered in El Salvador in 1980. He is currently representing a parent and child separated at the Southern border, has represented former Guantanamo detainees pursuing damages for torture and unlawful detention, and was amicus counsel for a group of Canadian and international human rights organizations and scholars in the U.S. Supreme Court in Arar v. Ashcroft.