Matt Meade concentrates his practice in the area of data security providing advice to clients regarding data breaches, information and records management, and other areas concerning data security. Matt helps clients identify business risks associated with the use and storage of sensitive information. He regularly guides clients through security incident investigations, analysis, communications, and, if necessary, responding to regulatory inquiries and litigation. He advises clients on security breach notification laws and other U.S. state and federal data security requirements (including laws regarding disposal of records). Matt drafts agreements addressing issues related to data use, privacy, and security. He also prepares document retention and management policies and develops associated training programs.
Matt speaks and writes regularly on data security matters and serves on The Sedona Conference Working Group Series Leadership Council, after previously serving on the Steering Committee for Working Group II on Data Security and Privacy, through which lawyers, judges, policy makers, security experts, technologists, and business leaders work together to identify and develop principles and best practices to constructively resolve issues surrounding data security and privacy liability. Matt has served as a Co-Chair of the ABA’s First, Second, and Third Annual National Cybersecurity Institute (2016-2018).