Oregon has recently passed a new cybersecurity statute, joining California in requiring manufacturers of “connected devices” to equip qualifying technology with “reasonable security features.” The new law will go into force on January 1, 2020. For further analysis, visit our recent client alert.

Photo of Cheryl A. Falvey Cheryl A. Falvey

Cheryl A. Falvey is a partner in the Mass Tort, Product, and Consumer Litigation Group, a leader in the firm’s Digital Transformation initiative, and a member of the firm’s management board. An experienced trial lawyer, she defends class actions, unfair competition, product liability and other mass tort claims arising out of consumer, occupational, and environmental exposures, as well as antitrust, trade secret, intellectual property, and other technology litigation. She also provides brand and consumer protection counseling services, with a focus on product safety and security, including the Internet of Things; privacy; anti-counterfeiting; and digital media, including sweepstakes, promotions, and advertising. Ms. Falvey represents a wide range of clients, from emerging companies to multinational Fortune 500 conglomerates, in the automotive, chemical, consumer products, fashion and apparel, food and beverage, retail, medical device, and technology industries. Ms. Falvey was named to the National Law Journal’s 2014 list of Governance, Risk & Compliance Trailblazers & Pioneers.

Photo of Kate M. Growley, CIPP/G, CIPP/US Kate M. Growley, CIPP/G, CIPP/US

Kate M. Growley is a counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Crowell & Moring, where she is a member of the firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity, Government Contracts, and Litigation groups. Her practice covers a wide range of counseling and litigation engagements, including cybersecurity compliance reviews, risk assessments, incident response, law enforcement cooperation, regulatory investigations, data breach class actions, trade secrets litigation, and health care disputes.

Kate is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for both the U.S. private and government sectors (CIPP/US, CIPP/G) and has been named a “Rising Star” by both Law360 (2018) and the American Bar Association’s Science & Technology Section (2016).

 

 

Photo of Lee Matheson CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/A, CIPM Lee Matheson CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/A, CIPM

Lee Matheson is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office, where he is a member of the firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Group. Lee counsels businesses on both domestic and international privacy compliance matters, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Lee also advises clients on a wide range of other privacy and cybersecurity issues, including data breaches and incident response, risk assessments, and policy development.