Why BigLaw May Be In Big Trouble After Data Breaches

Law360, New York (March 31, 2016, 10:03 PM EDT) -- When hackers target law firms and access sensitive client information like trade secrets, medical documents or financial data, experts say an array of ethical and liability issues arise, which can potentially result in attorney discipline and even civil litigation.

Following recent media reports that Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP suffered data breaches at the hands of hackers, a plaintiffs law firm responded quickly with an announcement Thursday that it plans to bring class action legal malpractice litigation against legal industry...
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