Privacy MVP: Ropes & Gray's Douglas Meal

Law360, Chicago (December 5, 2012, 2:47 PM EST) -- Ropes & Gray LLP partner Douglas Meal helped Sony Corp. win a dismissal order in multidistrict litigation over massive cyberattacks and bagged court approval of Heartland Payment Systems Inc.'s settlement of consumer data breach claims in 2012, landing him a spot among Law360's Privacy MVPs.

Meal, based in Boston, represents several Sony entities as part of the Ropes & Gray global coordinating counsel team for the lawsuits and government probes that stemmed from attacks the company made public last year. The intrusions allegedly compromised 77 million...
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