Manatt’s Scott Lashway, Managing Partner of the Firm’s Boston office and Co-leader of Manatt Privacy and Data Security, was recognized by Cybersecurity Docket’s 2022 Incident Response 40 as one of the 40 best and most sought-after data breach response lawyers in the business. This year’s honorees were announced at the annual Incident Response Forum Masterclass in Washington, D.C.
The honor recognizes the 40 lawyers in cybersecurity Incident Response who are the ‘best of the best.’ This award is based on nominations, input from peers and other professionals in the data security industry, as well as research by the Cybersecurity Docket team. Cybersecurity Docket asks “who would you hire if your company suddenly found itself the victim of a data breach?”
Lashway has established himself as one of the nation’s leading cybersecurity and data privacy advisors, working with clients to anticipate and manage data security, governance, and privacy risks across a range of industries by deftly guiding them through proactive advisory work, incident response and breach investigations, litigation, and government investigations and enforcement actions. His work on cybersecurity and privacy matters dates back two decades.
Some of Lashway’s accomplishments in the incident response space include:
See the full 2022 Incident Response 40 List here.
- Represented a leading children’s hospital defending allegations in purported class action in state court alleging patient data was inappropriately accessed in violation of privacy and security disclosures.
- Represented a global data and technology company in an investigation of, and an incident response to, simultaneous intrusions by multiple nation-state attackers and numerous financially motivated threat actors.
- Represented a global biotechnology company involved in the strategic development of therapeutics in investigating and defending against a cyberattack by a highly sophisticated, well-resourced threat actor. This matter involved close interaction with various U.S. agencies and law enforcement.