Steven Puiszis Featured in Article Discussing the Growing Importance of Law Firm CPOs and Data Security Officers

August 1, 2017

Steven Puiszis – a Chicago-based partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP who serves as the firm's General Counsel, Privacy, Security and Compliance – was featured in a Law360 article titled "Having a Chief Privacy Officer Reassures Your Firm's Clients." The article describes how clients increasingly recognize law firms as "threat vectors" for cyber attackers seeking access to their personal data, and – in response – are demanding a greater degree of information privacy and security assurances. With this demand, many firms are finding that having a lawyer as chief privacy officer is "good for risk management and also good for their brand."

Read the full article "Having a Chief Privacy Officer Reassure Your Firm's Clients" on the Law360 website (subscription required)

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.