Mullen Coughlin, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Mullen Coughlin LLC is a law firm uniquely dedicated exclusively to representing organizations facing data privacy events, information security incidents, and the need to address these risks before a crisis hits. Founded by John Mullen, Jennifer Coughlin, Jim Prendergast, and Chris DiIenno, our team of accessible and motivated attorneys have handled thousands of events and possess experience and talent in data breach response, regulatory investigation defense, pre-breach planning and compliance, and privacy litigation defense unmatched in the industry.

Meet Our Team

  • Gregory Bautista Partner
    (267) 930-1509

    Gregory Bautista is a Partner at Mullen Coughlin and an experienced cybersecurity attorney and civil litigator. Mr. Bautista specializes in […]

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  • B Fox Brian F. Fox Partner
    (267) 930-4777

    Brian Fox focuses his practice on privacy and data security matters, helping clients navigate the various state, federal and international laws that govern the protection of data. When a privacy event occurs, he assists clients with locating the source of the breach, identifies affected individuals and prepares the legally required notice to individuals and regulatory officials.

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  • A Freind Angelina W. Freind Partner
    (267) 930-4782

    Angelina Freind is a Partner with Mullen Coughlin, LLC. Ms. Freind assists clients with the preparation for and response to data security incidents.

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  • Paulyne Gardner Partner
    (267) 930-2098

    As a Partner in Mullen Coughlin’s Litigation practice, Paulyne handles all aspects of data privacy and security class actions, third-party […]

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  • Amanda Harvey Partner
    (267) 930-1697

    Amanda Harvey is a Partner at Mullen Coughlin and focuses her practice on providing organizations of all sizes and from […]

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  • Lynda Jensen Partner
    (267) 930-2303

    Lynda Jensen is a Partner at Mullen Coughlin and an experienced privacy, cybersecurity and incident response attorney. Ms. Jensen focuses […]

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  • Rebecca J. Jones Partner
    (267) 930-4839

    Rebecca Jones is a Partner with Mullen Coughlin. Ms. Jones focuses her practice entirely on cybersecurity and privacy issues, including […]

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  • Greg Lederman Partner
    (267) 930-4637

    Greg Lederman is a Partner at Mullen Coughlin and concentrates his practice on data privacy and cybersecurity beginning with the […]

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  • R Loughlin Ryan C. Loughlin Partner
    (267) 930-4786

    Ryan Loughlin’s practice focuses on assisting clients to prepare for, minimize and respond to data security incidents. Mr. Loughlin guides […]

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  • C McCarron Claudia D. McCarron Partner
    (267) 930-4787

    Claudia McCarron, a Partner at Mullen Coughlin, is the Chair of the firm’s Litigation. She also serves as the firm’s […]

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Firm News & Events

A Heavy (and Expensive) Burden: Managing Data in the Age of Data Privacy Legislation

Mullen Coughlin Partner Carolyn Purwin Ryan joins Yosha DeLong, Mosaic Insurance, Howard Franco, Collins + Collins LLP and Laura Zaroski, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. at the 2021 Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance’s Annual Conference. Carolyn participates on the panel, “A Heavy (and Expensive) Burden: Managing Data in the Age of Data Privacy Legislation” on August 12 from 3:25 pm-4:25 pm.

Carolyn and the panel discuss the latest and everchanging developments in the state data privacy legislation and how organizations can be and stay compliant.

CLM’s Annual Conference mixes interactive sessions with fun networking events. Covering more than 100 sessions, the conference not only discusses cybersecurity, but also the litigation management industry.

CLM’s Annual Conference will be held in-person in Atlanta, GA from Wednesday, August 11 to Friday, August 13. For more information, and to register, please visit the CLM event website.

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Breach Scenario: Surviving a Cybersecurity Incident

Mullen Coughlin Partner Chris Dilenno joins Mark Sadler, Divisional Vice President, Cyber Risk at Great American Insurance and Steve Morrison, Senior Director at Palo Alto Networks at the 2021 Professional Liability Underwriting Society’s (PLUS) Cyber University on the panel, “Breach Scenario: Surviving a Cybersecurity Incident,” on August 12 from 12:30 pm-1:30 pm.

During the session, Chris and his fellow speakers walk through a hypothetical breach from start to finish, including identifying the incident and working towards a resolution. During this in-depth walkthrough, Chris explains Mullen Coughlin’s role as a Breach Coach, identifying the appropriate and required compliance with state, federal and international data privacy and security laws and how to regain customer and client confidence.

Cyber University is a virtual series hosted by PLUS. It’s designed for new comers in the cyber industry, and for existing insurers, third-party administrators and outside counsel to learn new skills and sharpen old ones.

PLUS’s Cyber University will be held virtually from Tuesday, August 10 to Thursday, August 12. For more information, and to register, please visit the PLUS event website.

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We Are Under a Cyber Attack: How to Prevent From Becoming a Victim

Mullen Coughlin Partner Paul McGurkin joins Brown & Brown Insurance of Pennsylvania (Brown & Brown) for a webinar on Tuesday, July 13 at 2:00 pm – We Are Under a Cyber Attack: How to Prevent From Becoming a Victim.

In this webinar, Paul joins a panel of cybersecurity and cyber insurance professionals to discuss:

· Security applications that should be installed on your devices;
· How to educate yourself and your team in order to reduce risk;
· The ever-changing cyber insurance market and what should be included in a cyber insurance policy;
· Legal actions that can be taken should you become a victim of a cyber attack; and
· Additional steps to take if you’ve been compromised.

Rob Heller, Brown & Brown’s President, will moderate the panel of Paul, Brandon Settle (Senior Cyber Specialist – Brown & Brown) and John Dolmetsch (CIO – BIG Wireless).

For more information, and to register, please visit Brown & Brown’s event website.

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