McDermott Partner Again Named to “Incident Response 30” List


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that partner Michael (Mike) Morgan was recognized by Cybersecurity Docket in this year’s Incident Response 30 list of worldwide industry leaders. This marks the third year Mike has been highlighted as one of the best data breach response lawyers.

“On behalf of the entire Firm, congratulations to Mike for this prestigious and well-deserved recognition,” said Laura Jehl, Global Head of the Firm’s Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. “Mike has consistently proven himself as a top leader in cybersecurity law and has garnered a reputation for providing innovative, client-centric solutions. I’m proud to work alongside Mike and to have him on our team.”

Mike is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading lawyers in cybersecurity and data privacy. He guides clients through some of the largest and most complex data breaches to date, including breaches involving more than 50 million records, incidents affecting persons in over 100 countries around the world, and incidents involving sensitive defense-related information. Mike counsels clients on compliance with US and international regulations relating to cybersecurity and data privacy, including compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and China’s Network Security Law.

With a particular experience in complex legal issues arising from advanced technologies, he regularly represents companies on privacy and cybersecurity issues related to vehicle autonomy and connectivity. He is an expert on the fast-changing regulatory environment relating to autonomous vehicles in the US and around the world.

Mike has also been recognized by The Legal 500 and named as one of the Top Cyber/Artificial Intelligence Lawyers 2018 by the Daily Journal.

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