Dominic Paluzzi named to Cybersecurity Docket's Incident Response 30



CLEVELAND (April 14, 2016) - Dominic Paluzzi, member at McDonald Hopkins, has been named to Cybersecurity Docket’s inaugural Incident Response 30, a list of the “best and brightest” data breach response attorneys and compliance professionals in the industry “who not only have the right stuff to manage a data breach response, but are also the kind of professionals critical to have on speed-dial when the inevitable data breach occurs.”

According to the publication, which is devoted to cybersecurity, data breach and incident response, the Incident Response 30 includes attorneys and professionals from many of the top firms in the world who are “key players” in “the most significant data breach responses worldwide.” The honorees were chosen based on nominations and input from the cybersecurity community, and announced at Cybersecurity Docket’s first-annual Incident Response Forum 2016 held on March 31 in Washington, D.C.

Paluzzi is a leader in McDonald Hopkins’ national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group. He works with a team of 21 data privacy and cybersecurity attorneys who have counseled clients through more than 600 data breaches and privacy incidents in a multitude of industries around the globe. The team was recognized as a 2015 finalist for the Advisen Cyber Risk Award for Pre-Breach Team of the Year.

A frequent speaker and writer on data privacy law, Paluzzi has also conducted some 185 breach response workshops for clients. His expertise includes advising clients regarding data privacy and cybersecurity risks on both a national and international basis, including proactive compliance, incident response strategies and management, and defense of regulatory enforcement actions and single-plaintiff and class action litigation. Paluzzi works closely with state and federal law enforcement, forensic investigators and third-party vendors to offer his clients efficient and effective breach response services in compliance with the numerous state, federal, international and industry-specific legal obligations. He also has significant experience defending organizations in third-party and regulatory enforcement actions arising out of a data breach.

About the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice at McDonald Hopkins
McDonald Hopkins’ Data Privacy and Cybersecurity team has a wealth of experience advising clients on best practices for data privacy, security, storage, and disposal. We specialize in breach coaching clients through the myriad of rapidly changing state, federal, international, and industry-specific privacy and breach notification laws, including drafting and implementing proactive measures and employee training. Our skilled attorneys also provide client support during investigations by state and federal regulators. We have significant expertise in litigation prosecution (indemnification) and litigation defense (single plaintiff and class action).The national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity team at McDonald Hopkins has counseled clients in nearly every industry through hundreds of privacy incidents. When a data breach occurs, it’s fast moving and there’s no time to spare. We are here to advise your organization and advocate for your business. We don’t just practice data privacy law. We live data privacy 24/7. If you suspect that your organization has suffered a data breach or privacy incident, call our 24/7 Hotline at 855-MH-DATA1 (855-643-2821).


Deborah W. Kelm
McDonald Hopkins LLC
Phone: 216.348.5733



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