Michael Morgan Named to Cybersecurity Docket’s “Incident Response” List for Fourth Year


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that Los Angeles-based partner Michael Morgan was again recognized by Cybersecurity Docket in this year’s Incident Response 40 list of worldwide industry leaders. The lawyers recognized are top industry talent and the “first call” for companies hit with a cyberattack or other data security incident. This is the fourth year Mike has been featured.

“Mike is a fearless client advocate and dedicated practitioner,” said Raymond Jacobsen, global head of McDermott’s Regulatory group. “He helps his clients stay ahead of important developments and is always anticipating what’s next. Given the unpredictable and ever-evolving cybersecurity and privacy landscape, that’s no small feat. We’re grateful for his commitment to excellence and congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition.”

Mike is regularly lauded as one of the nation’s leading lawyers in cybersecurity and data privacy. He has guided clients through some of the largest and most complex data breaches, 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. He 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.

Mike also has particular experience in complex legal issues arising from advanced technologies and an expert on compliance with privacy and cybersecurity obligations in the US and around the world with respect to autonomous vehicles.

Mike has been recognized by The Legal 500 and named as one of the Top Cyber/Artificial Intelligence Lawyers by the Daily Journal in 2018 and 2020.

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