Michael B. Hayes is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department and serves as co-chair of the firm’s E-Discovery practice. His practice concentrates on commercial litigation and government and corporate investigations. Michael is frequently called upon by clients and colleagues to provide legal knowledge and consultation concerning electronic discovery issues. He is a frequent speaker and writer on cutting-edge electronic discovery issues and takes great pride in successfully navigating clients through the discovery process. He received his J.D. in 1998, cum laude, from the Beasley School of Law at Temple University and is a 1994 graduate of La Salle University where he received a B.A. in English.
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Jul 08

Glass Houses: Comparing the FTC’s data security “guidance” against the OPM’s reported data security failures

On June 30th, the Federal Trade Commission issued data security “guidance” for business as part of its “Start with Security” initiative. According to the FTC, its new guidance is drawn from “lessons learned from the more than 50 law enforcement actions the FTC has announced… Read More

Jun 24

It’s Inevitable: Is Your Organization Ready to Respond to a Data Breach?

Confidential business and consumer information is one of the most valuable assets to any organization. Liability concerns over the privacy and security of employee and customer information is paramount, as evidenced by the daily headlines of data breaches and thefts. Almost every business segment –… Read More