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    • May 10, 2017 in Legal

    Fisher Phillips Data Security and Workplace Privacy Group Named Among the Top in the Nation

    Annual report highlights leading firms in cybersecurity and data privacy, and its rising importance

    TAMPA (May 10, 2017) – The Fisher Phillips Data Security and Workplace Privacy practice group has been named as one of the strongest in the nation, according to the recent survey results published in the annual report, “BTI Law Firms Best at Cybersecurity 2017.” Andrew Froman, partner, and Lisa McGlynn, associate, with the Tampa office of Fisher Phillips, are members of the practice group.

    The law firm’s group was ranked on the Honor Roll list of Cybersecurity Firms based on more than 300 in-depth telephone interviews with legal decision-makers at large organizations with $1 billion or more in revenue. Survey participants represent more than 15 industries and are granted confidentiality for their responses.

    The Fisher Phillips Data Security and Workplace Privacy group is chaired by Philadelphia Partner Risa Boerner, and consists of more than 25 attorneys across the nation. The group assists clients in complying with local, state, federal, and international laws relating to workplace privacy and data protection.

    Boerner said the group’s attorneys have worked hard to help clients with the important job of protecting data. “Cybersecurity and data privacy are the responsibility of all organizations in an increasingly connected world. As state, federal, and international data protection laws continue to develop and change, employers face significant challenges in creating and maintaining policies and procedures to address data privacy and cybersecurity within their organizations. We are honored to have been recognized as a national leader in this practice area.”

    BTI Consulting reports that cybersecurity and data privacy is the “fastest growing segment of outside counsel spending.” Organizations are now more than ever taking steps to prevent and manage threats to their companies, customers, vendors, and technological assets.

    BTI Consulting is a leading provider of strategic, client-based research to the legal community, and it performs the only continuous benchmarking market study in the legal services industry.

    For more information on the Fisher Phillips Data Security and Workplace Privacy practice group visit Fisher Phillips online.

    About Fisher Phillips (www.fisherphillips.com)
    Employers often must take a stand: in court, with employees and unions, or with competitors. Fisher Phillips has the experience and resolve to back up management. That’s why some of the savviest employers come to the firm to handle their toughest labor and employment cases.

    Fisher Phillips has 350 attorneys in 33 offices located in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Gulfport, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.

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