2015 Midwinter Meeting



Ms. Sass was the Employee Speaker on the panel discussion To Catch a Thief: Prosecuting, Defending and Insuring Claims for Cyber Espionage, presented at the 2015 Midwinter Meeting of the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law on March 27, 2015 in Naples, Florida. The panelists addressed data breaches to outright theft of trade secrets. This program discussed the considerations that go into advising clients on how to prosecute, defend and insure against claims alleging cyber theft. Among the topics that were covered were the relevant federal and state statutory claims for relief, use of computer forensics to prove or disprove allegations of theft, and when/if to refer the case to the authorities for criminal prosecution. Also discussed were the types of insurance available to insure against incidents of cyber theft.

To Catch a Thief