Ted advises clients, trade groups and organizations regarding data security and privacy risk management, breaches, response strategies, litigation and regulatory actions affecting organizations. He has counseled clients involved in significant breaches implicating state and federal laws, international laws and other regulations and requirements, including HITECH, the Massachusetts Data Privacy Law, California privacy laws (including the California Department of Public Health Law), Connecticut Insurance Department regulations, Puerto Rico’s Citizen Information on Data Banks Security Act, Mexico’s Data Protection Law, Canada’s data privacy requirements and PCI/CISP requirements. He has dealt with Offices of Attorneys General, state insurance departments, Office of Civil Rights (OCR)/Health and Human Services (HHS), Secret Service, FBI and local police and forensics professionals as part of their handling of data breaches.
Risk management is a key component of an organization’s mitigation plan. From advising clients regarding privacy and security compliance in cloud and virtual environments to the impact of social media on the way an organization conducts business, Ted’s services include:
Ted has handled more than 350 breaches and his representative experience includes:
His experience extends to litigation of data breach, privacy, technology, media and intellectual property matters nationally, including litigation and audits and actions by governmental regulators such as state attorneys general, HHS and OCR, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), state departments of health and insurance and state and professional licensing boards. Ted has a number of arbitrations, non-jury and jury trials and his representative experience includes:
Ted is a regular contributor to BakerHostetler’s Data Privacy Monitor blog, available at www.dataprivacymonitor.com. He regularly speaks at major industry events regarding data breach response, risk management and litigation issues affecting privacy.
Ted’s presentations and publications include:
5/17/2013 - Sessions and Kobus Receive 2013 Distinguished Law Firm Writing Award
2/24/2013 - Retail and Hospitality Litigation and Claims Management: Ted Kobus to Speak at Chicago Conference
4/18/2013 - Health Law Update—April 18, 2013
9/19/2012 - WEBINAR: Employee Data, Customer Information and Trade Secrets: Are You Ready for a Data Breach?