Chicago Chapter

Downtown Lunch CLE - Cyber Breach Aftermath: Civil Litigation, Insurance Claims, and Regulatory Perspectives


Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604.  Dress code at the Club is collared shirt for men (including turtleneck) and no denim is allowed.


This panel discussion will cover:

•    the evolving theories of liability and damages being leveraged by the plaintiffs’ bar in the aftermath of a data breach
•    economic costs and damages that a company should be monitoring and measuring after a cyber event, along with options around potential insurance and third-party recoveries
•    financial statement accrual and disclosure requirements
•    perspectives articulated by key regulators, such as the SEC


Kristofer Swanson, Vice President and Practice Leader, Forensic Services, Charles River Associates leads CRA's global Forensic Services practice, assisting companies and their counsel in seeking truth when independently responding to allegations of fraud, abuse, misconduct, and non-compliance, and thereby supporting their commitment to integrity. He deploys cross-trained teams of experienced forensic professionals in order to assess exposure and take defensible corrective action quickly. Mr. Swanson also connects clients into CRA’s unparalleled bench of damages experts.

Dr. Steven Schwartz, Vice President, Charles River Associates has 30 years of economic consulting experience advising clients on a range of litigation matters, including securities, intellectual property, and antitrust disputes. Dr. Schwartz has been retained as an economic expert in a wide variety of litigation matters with extensive expertise in commercial damages estimation. He has worked across many industries including consumer goods, high-tech, computer software, and manufacturing.

Peter Chan, Partner, Morgan Lewis, brings two decades of experience at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to his litigation and counseling work. He represents public companies, financial services firms, and other organizations in litigation, investigations, and regulatory actions by federal agencies. Former head of the SEC Chicago office’s Municipal Securities and Public Pensions Unit, Peter also advises clients on compliance and regulatory matters impacting the municipal securities markets and investments by public pensions and other institutions.

Deb Steiner, Chief Legal Officer RR Donnelley is an accomplished legal professional with nearly 20 years of management and legal counseling experience. At RRD, a $6.9 billion, Fortune 500 Company, she advises executive leadership across domestic and international platforms operating in 34 countries around the world. Her decades of government regulator, private sector compliance, and risk management experience qualify her as a highly trained legal professional with core strengths in management, counseling, internal investigations, productive relationships with regulators, and crisis and enterprise risk management.


11:30 am: Registration & networking
11:45 pm: Lunch
12:15 pm: Presentation
1:15 pm: Q&A

Online Registration Preferred:  To set up your ACC Chicago registration account, please follow the site instructions as a "New User" upon your first visit.  You will receive a confirmation at the end of your registration process.


Credits: One Hour
State: Illinois
Category: General Credit Hour


Chapter Administrator, Lisa Carreras
Phone: 815-464-8336
Fax: 815-464-8334


Attendance is complimentary, but limited to ACC members, in-house prospective ACC members and guests of the sponsor.

Sponsored By:

Charles River Associates

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