The Role of In-House Counsel in Incident Response Planning

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New York Law Journal, Vol. 261, No. 41, 2019


Davis Polk partner Avi Gesser co-authored an article with associate Matthew Kelly and law clerk Samantha Pfotenhauer that was published in the New York Law Journal on March 1, 2019. The article explores three important aspects of in-house counsel’s duties related to cybersecurity incident preparation and response: providing advice regarding the company’s legal and regulatory obligations, especially with respect to breach notification; engaging and coordinating external resources, including outside counsel and consultants; and coordinating and managing internal and external communications.

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