Protecting Privilege Before and After a Cyber Breach

Program Number: 2846

Program Date: 10/18/2018


One of the most important things a company/firm can do is to regularly conduct an investigation to understand what its cybersecurity defense weaknesses and vulnerabilities may be. Critical to any counsel working to prevent a cyber-attack or respond to a successful cyber intrusion is an understanding why and how to properly utilize both attorney-client and work-product privilege. The overriding principle of using privilege is straightforward: to protect your organizations Investigation and breach response efforts from usage by third parties or regulatory agencies in Litigation arising from a breach.

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Available in states

California, Colorado Eligible, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey Eligible, New York, New York - BOTH New and Experienced Attorneys, Texas Self Study

Credit Information

50 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 50-minute credit hour
60 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 60-minute credit hour

State Program Numbers

Credit Eligible for BOTH Experienced and New Attorneys in NY


Robert W. Anderson, Esq.

Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C.

Robert W. Anderson represents both emerging and established corporate clients in mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property and securities law matters.

Robert W. Anderson’s practice emphasizes the particular needs of fast growing, entrepreneurial companies. He has extensive experience in representing business clients in connection with:

• Mergers and acquisitions, including pre-acquisition planning, letters of intent, tax free reorganizations, share exchanges, stock purchases, asset purchases, forward and reverse triangular mergers, and due diligence investigations.
• Intellectual property matters, including licensing, technology transfers, copyrights, trademarks, trade names, trade secrets, software development, and proprietary information protection.
• Securities law matters, including private placement securities offerings, angel financing, venture capital investments, SEC filings , stock options and the establishment of stock option plans.
• Cybersecurity and data privacy matters involving protection of customer and client data, cyber-breach response protocols and compliance with state and federal protection and privacy laws.
• Internet law matters, including web site development contracts, domain name and trademark protections, e-commerce regulation, online contracts, electronic signatures, personal information and privacy issues, marketing practices, and Internet security matters.
• Start-up companies and business formations and operation, including the formation of joint ventures, general partnerships, limited partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies in various jurisdictions.

Bob represents companies and investors involved in technology, manufacturing, health care, Internet, education, and other industries. He also serves as a firm representative to the Parlex Group, an international network of mid-sized law firms in Europe, Israel and Asia, which work together to handle cross-border transactions around the world.



Eric B. Levine, Esq.

Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C.

Eric Levine concentrates his practice in commercial, probate and general litigation.

Eric Levine is Vice President of the Firm and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee. Eric concentrates his practice in general and commercial litigation. His trial and dispute resolution experience encompasses a wide variety of matters, including cybersecurity & data privacy, insurance defense and coverage, contract matters and construction litigation matters.
Mr. Levine is Co-Chair of Lindabury’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice and assists businesses in the creation of their internal cyber-breach response team. He advises corporations and their executives on mitigating the impact of cyber-breaches and counsels on the regulatory reporting and client / customer notification responsibilities after breaches occur. An accomplished litigator with trial experience in both state and federal courts, Eric works with corporations to defend claims brought by plaintiffs affected by cyber-breaches.

He has appeared before the Superior Court of New Jersey at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as before the Office of Administrative Law, the Department of Labor, and the Public Employment Relations Commission. His reported decisions include In the Matter of the Adoption of a Child by E.T. and T.T., which clarified the distinction between a law guardian and a guardian ad litem, while holding that N.J.S.A 9:3-53 does not preclude an award of attorneys’ fee to either, even if the wrong form of counsel is appointed.

As labor counsel, Eric has significant experience in contract negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations before New Jersey Public Employee Relations Commission labor arbitrators. He has also lectured before the NJ State PBA on topics including collective bargaining and interest arbitration. He also has extensive experience in commercial real estate, including related litigation, foreclosures and lease negotiations.

Eric is a graduate of the Richard J. Hughes American Inn of Court. Following law school, he served a one-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Harry A. Margolis, P.J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division - General Equity Part. He is also a former Notes and Comments Editor of The Seton Hall Constitutional Law Journal. He is a frequently appointed by the Courts to act as counsel for incapacitated individuals in guardianship matters and on estate administration and probate litigation disputes. Eric also serves as a panelist for the Union County New Jersey Probate Early Settlement Panel.

Eric currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Victoria Condominium and Adams Square Condominium Associations. Eric also sits on the Westfield advisory board for the Alternative Press, an on-line daily periodical servicing various towns throughout New Jersey in addition to serving as Trustee to Central Jersey Legal Services.

In 2006, Eric was included in the New Jersey Law Journal “40 Under 40” list and in 2007 Eric was included in the NJBIZ list as one of its “40 Under 40”. He was also included in the 2008, 2009 & 2010 New Jersey Super Lawyers “Rising Star” list in the area of General Litigation.