Elana Weinblatt

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Associate

Philadelphia
T +1.215.564.2097
F +1.215.568.3439

Overview

Elana Weinblatt focuses her growing practice on digital risk and cybersecurity. Diligent and organized, she has managed hundreds of cases across all types of industries.

Once a data security event occurs, Elana works with her client to investigate the breach, examine forensic evidence to determine what happened and assist the client in responding appropriately while complying with the law. She manages the entire response effort, from developing a response strategy to contracting with outside vendors to put it into motion. Elana also maps out the steps her client can take to help mitigate the risk of additional data breaches in the future.

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  • Assisted clients with investigating and responding to national and international data security events; managed incident response efforts; directed investigations regarding the nature and scope of incidents; identified, retained, and managed projects conducted by third-party vendors; determined client and vendor contractual obligations; prepared and analyzed contracts, including business associate agreements, confidentiality agreements and master service agreements; analyzed complex Excel data files; developed statutorily compliant notifications; responded to media and regulatory inquiries; and ensured proper document preservation by clients and related parties.
  • Directed clients through the growing and complex landscape of state, federal and international data privacy and notification statutes as well as industry-specific regulations and best practices.
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Experience

  • Assisted clients with investigating and responding to national and international data security events; managed incident response efforts; directed investigations regarding the nature and scope of incidents; identified, retained, and managed projects conducted by third-party vendors; determined client and vendor contractual obligations; prepared and analyzed contracts, including business associate agreements, confidentiality agreements and master service agreements; analyzed complex Excel data files; developed statutorily compliant notifications; responded to media and regulatory inquiries; and ensured proper document preservation by clients and related parties.
  • Directed clients through the growing and complex landscape of state, federal and international data privacy and notification statutes as well as industry-specific regulations and best practices.
  • Provided pre-security event privacy and data security services, including assessment of a company’s forensic and legal vulnerability as well as recommendations for proactive measures to identify, address and mitigate risk.
  • Represented diverse list of clients throughout the financial, retail, insurance, healthcare, education, governmental and information technology sectors.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Prior Positions

  • KPMG LLC
    • International Tax Associate (2018 to 2019)
    • International Tax Intern (2017)
  • The Honorable Jean K. FitzSimon, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Judicial Intern (2017)
  • The Honorable Ramy I. Djerassi, Philadelphia Court of Common Please, Commerce Court, Judicial Intern (2016)

Education

  • J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2018
  • B.A., University of Maryland, 2013

Blog

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Data Counsel
Effective Oct. 1, 2021: Connecticut Expands Data Breach Notification Statute
By Benjamin D. Wanger, Elana Weinblatt
September 27, 2021
On June 16, 2021, the Connecticut General Assembly adopted an expanded version of Connecticut’s data breach notification statute (2021 CT H.B. 5310 (NS)). Through this expansion, Connecticut’s data breach notification statute will be...
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