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

  • Richard J. Aponte-Boyd Partner
    (267) 930-4888

    Richard Aponte-Boyd focuses his practice on data privacy, network security and incident response. Working with clients in all industry sectors, […]

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  • Elizabeth Dill Partner
    (267) 930-5327

    Elizabeth (Liz) Dill, CIPP/US is a Partner at Mullen Coughlin, located in Richmond, Virginia. She focuses her practice on counseling […]

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  • Kevin E. Dolan Partner
    (267) 930-4861

    Kevin E. Dolan is a Partner at Mullen Coughlin and an experienced data privacy and incident response attorney. He focuses […]

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  • E Finn Edward J. Finn Partner
    (267) 930-4776

    Ed Finn assists clients with ensuring compliance with a wide variety of data privacy rules, statutes and regulations, including the […]

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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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  • Michael Jervis Partner
    (267) 930-4498

    Michael Jervis is a Partner at Mullen Coughlin and focuses his practice on assisting clients in preparing for, and responding […]

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Firm News & Events

Cyber: Prepare, Mitigate, Restore

On January 26, Kevin Dolan joins Travelers and the Travelers Institute for another “Cyber: Prepare, Mitigate, Restore” educational symposium in Phoenix, AZ.

This program, designed for business leaders across all industry group sectors, brings together private and public sector cyber insurance and cybersecurity leaders for a discussion on the current cyber threat landscape and best practices for preparing for, and responding to, data privacy and security incidents.

Learn more about “Cyber: Prepare, Mitigate, Restore,” and register to attend, here.

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Cyber Threats and the Anatomy of Incident Response

On January 19, Lynda Jensen presents during the Fidelity Program of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 2023 Fidelity and Surety Law Mid-Winter Conference in Washington, D.C. Lynda presents the session “Cyber Threats and the Anatomy of Incident Response.”

From ransomware to business email compromises, this presentation provides attendees with the state of the current cyber threat landscape and the anatomy of an incident response situation. Attendees will gain valuable insight into state, federal and contractual considerations arising from the temporary or permanent loss of data, financial fraud and interrupted business operations.

The Fidelity Program of the Mid-Winter Conference explores the next frontier of fidelity coverage, including cyber threats, ransomware claims and the impact of governmental regulation on financial institutions. Learn more here.

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Strengthening Your Municipal Cybersecurity Program and Incident Response Planning

Partner Gregory Bautista presents at the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s (MMA) Annual Meeting on January 20, 2023.

Presenting to municipal leaders from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Greg and the panel focus the workshop presentation on the importance of municipal cyber incident response planning – a cybersecurity minimum baseline goal identified by the MMA – and tools and resources municipal leaders can use to achieve this goal such as cyber insurance and other advisory compliance solutions.

MMA’s Annual Meeting and Trade Show is held in Boston, MA.  You can learn more information here.

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