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UC Irvine School of Law and
Nossaman LLP

Cybersecurity, Data Breach,

and Privacy

A Dialogue on the Rising Risks and
Evolving Legal Landscape

Monday, October 12, 2015
11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The City Club Los Angeles
555 S. Flower, 51st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

MCLE credit available

You are invited to join us for this complimentary half-day seminar on recent developments in the areas of cybersecurity, data breach, privacy, and their implications on both the private and public sectors.

This is a must-attend event for in-house counsel and senior executives responsible for protecting vulnerable business applications, intellectual property, and customer data. Whether you attend one panel or the full afternoon, attendees will gain an understanding of how changes in the industry are impacting the ways public and private sector organizations protect against data breaches.

Seating is limited and on a first come, first served basis.
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Full event details »


  • 11:30 a.m. Registration
  • 11:50 a.m. Welcome & Introduction
  • 12:00 p.m. Keynote Lunch Session: An Analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court
    Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, UC Irvine School of Law
  • 1:00 p.m. Break
  • 1:15 p.m. Are Losses Arising from Data Breaches Insured?
    Joan Cotkin, Nossaman LLP
    Jeff Schermerhorn, Lockton Insurance Brokers, LLC.
    Timothy Thornton, Jr., Gray Duffy
    Moderated by Professor Shauhin Talesh, UC Irvine School of Law
  • 2:00 p.m. Break
  • 2:15 p.m. Front Line Privacy: The General Counsel's Perspective on Private Sector Cybersecurity
    Farschad Farzan, Square
    Jack Lerner, UC Irvine School of Law
    Gregory Pemberton, Sony
    Troy Sauro, Google
    Moderated by Brendan Macaulay and Thomas Dover, Nossman LLP
  • 3:15 p.m. Break 
  • 3:30 p.m. Not If, But When-Hack Offensives, Investigating Breaches, and Closing the Gaps on Data Leaks
     Steven Morrison, KPMG
     Gene Tsudik, University of California Irvine
     Michael Weil, Deloitte Advisory
     Moderated by Janice Mock, Nossaman LLP
  • 4:30 p.m. Break 
  • 4:45 p.m. The Changing Face of Cybersecurity Policy
    Andrew Bonillo, Verizon 
    Bill Britton, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
    Shelby Hagenauer, Nossaman LLP
    Moderated by Professor Mario Barnes, UC Irvine School of Law
  • 5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
  • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Networking Reception 

Questions? Please contact
Crissandra Flores at or (949) 824-0941