David Carney, Partner, BakerHostetler to Speak at KC's Event

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  • Jersey City, NJ (1888PressRelease) October 08, 2016 - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series has announced today that David Carney, Partner, BakerHostetler will speak at the Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: "Data Breach Class Action Picking Up Steam: How to Keep Liabilities at Bay LIVE Webcast". This event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 12, 2016 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00

    About David Carney
    David Carney is a litigation attorney representing financial services and health care providers in privacy class action matters at both the trial and appellate levels. David has been involved in some of the largest health care data breaches to date, including Community Health Systems, Premera Blue Cross, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, and UMass Memorial Medical Center. Recently, David helped secure a series of major victories for Advocate Medical Group in litigation arising out of the 2013 data breach involving stolen computers potentially containing unencrypted records of about four million patients.

    David earned Law360's Rising Star distinction in 2016 as one of the top three privacy attorneys under 40, and holds a B.A. from College of Wooster (1999) and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2005). He resides in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

    About BakerHostetler
    Celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding this year, BakerHostetler is a leading national law firm that helps clients around the world to address their most complex and critical business and regulatory issues. With five core national practice groups - Business, Employment, Intellectual Property, Litigation, and Tax - the firm has more than 940 lawyers located in 14 offices coast to coast. Recognized for its role as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee in the recovery of billions of dollars in principal lost in the Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Bernard L. Madoff, BakerHostetler is widely regarded as having one of the country's top 10 tax practices, a nationally recognized litigation practice, an award-winning data privacy practice, and an industry-leading business practice.

    Event Synopsis:
    Data security breaches and litigation dominated the headlines in 2015 and continue to pick up steam in 2016. It remains an important topic for the general public and one of the top concerns for counsel and senior officers of companies. Expensive settlements have been paid out to customers and plaintiffs, reflecting the rising costs of liability and the gloomy future for organizations.

    In this 2-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will provide an overview of the latest trends in data breach class action and the economic issues that arise in data breach litigation. Speakers will analyze the recent trends in the case law and also offer best practices in implementing effective data privacy policies to minimize potential liabilities in data breach litigation and keep unwanted liabilities at bay.

    Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
    -Current Data Breach Climate
    -Data Breach: Before, During and After
    -Primary Legal and Economic Theories
    -Class Certification issues
    -Recent Cases re: Standing and Damages
    -Pending Cases and Proposed Legislation to Watch

    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/

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