Meredith L. Lussier is an associate at Mullen Coughlin LLC. Meredith’s practice is focused on data privacy and cybersecurity with a particular focus on responding to data breaches and related data exposure events. She assists clients in investigating and responding to all aspects of data breach and network security incidents by determining the nature and scope of the intrusion; identifying the affected individuals and types of information involved; determining what state, federal, and international laws govern the client’s notice of the incident and any contractual obligations; and preparing legally compliant notices to affected individuals and appropriate regulators. Meredith works closely with forensic investigators and law enforcement to determine the cause of the incident and to ensure that the breach has been contained.
Prior to joining Mullen Coughlin, Meredith worked at a leading insurance defense litigation firm in Philadelphia where she represented clients in a variety of civil litigation matters in state and federal court related to product liability, premises liability, and breach of contract. Meredith earned her juris doctor from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law where she served as an Associate Editor on the school’s Environmental Law Journal. During law school, Meredith was a Law Clerk to the Honorable Frances H. Stacey of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. She also served as a faculty research assistant to Professor Michael Risch focusing on Intellectual Property issues. Meredith graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Public Policy. While at Franklin & Marshall, she was a member of the women’s lacrosse team, where she helped to win a National Championship title in 2009 and was recognized as an All-Conference selection on multiple occasions.