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Vedder Thinking | News Michael Waters Tackles Data Breach Demand in Law360

Media Mention

Michael J. Waters, a Shareholder and member of the firm's Intellectual practice group, was quoted in the January 31st Law360 article, "Law Firms Race to Get on Top of Data Breach Avalanche." The article discusses the recent uptick of retail data breaches with companies such as Target Corp., and Neiman Marcus, Ltd. and the need for well-developed, one-stop data breach practice groups. "Breach responses are a very stressful and time-sensitive process, and companies don't have weeks to research law firms and service providers," stated Waters. "If a firm has a relationship with credit monitoring services and call centers and other providers essential to data breach response like our firm does, then companies only have to make one phone call to build a breach response team."

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