The 6 Lawsuits All GCs Face After A Data Breach

Law360, Chicago (December 9, 2015, 2:17 PM EST) -- It's not a question of if you'll be hit with a data breach attempt, but when. And if it's successful, the fallout litigation is just as inevitable. Here are the lawsuits you'll field and the parties you'll face after a cyberattack.

Consumers

Consumer class actions are the most ubiquitous of post-breach litigation, but the plaintiffs in these suits still face an uphill climb to establish their standing to sue.

They must show they've suffered concrete actual or imminent injury, not just hypothetical future harm. They also...
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