Privacy Liability: The Rising Threat of Increased Cyber Exposure

Lloyd’s Market Association

Webinaire | June.21.2021 | 10am - 11am (Eastern Daylight Time)

Online Webinar

Keily Blair, James Lloyd, Doug Meal and Heather Egan Sussman, partners in Orrick’s Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation and Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution Groups, will discuss the rising threat of increased cybersecurity exposure. They will also explore collective actions arising from data breach and allegations of wrongful collection, privacy liability and statutory damages and what’s next for privacy and cyber civil claims from both a United States (U.S.) and United Kingdom (UK) perspective.

Orrick is joined by fellow speakers from Hiscox and CFC Underwriting, Ltd. The program is hosted by Lloyd’s Market Association, an organization dedicated to identifying and resolving issues which are of particular interest to the underwriting community and to partner with the Corporation of Lloyd’s and other organizations to influence the course of future market initiatives.

Heather Egan Sussman

Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Finance Sector
  • Energy & Infrastructure Sector
  • Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation
  • Conformité & Règlementation
  • Investigations internationales et mesures d'application
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Fintech
  • Environmental, Social & Corporate Governance (ESG)
  • Strategic Advisory & Government Enforcement (SAGE)

Heather Egan Partner

Boston

Heather Egan is the Business Unit Leader for Orrick’s Strategic Advisory & Government Enforcement (SAGE) Business Unit. Heather focuses on cybersecurity, privacy and information management. A strategic advisor to clients, she is ranked by Chambers USA, Chambers Global and The Legal 500 United States as a leader in her field. Chambers explains companies turn to Heather because she “understands all the business issues and the dynamics of how to implement privacy programs [and is] extraordinarily thoughtful, very pragmatic and responsive.”

Heather partners with clients to reduce the risk of privacy and security incidents. In the event of an incident, she helps companies respond, successfully guiding them through investigation, remediation, notification and any ensuing government inquiries. She provides comprehensive crisis management support and companies rely on her to manage their response to catastrophes, investigations and government probes involving conduct by employees, contractors and third parties. 

To help clients navigate complicated global regulatory compliance challenges, she leads comprehensive cybersecurity and privacy assessments worldwide, vets risks in corporate transactions, conducts internal investigations stemming from data incidents, and  drafts and negotiates contracts concerning data-related vendors and arrangements. She regularly counsels businesses on how to mitigate risks associated with the collection, use, retention, disclosure, transfer and disposal of personal data. Outside of the U.S., she manages teams of talented counsel around the world to deliver seamless advice for clients that operate across many jurisdictional lines, developing comprehensive privacy and cybersecurity programs that address competing regulatory regimes.