Thomas I. Moran II

Associate

Cleveland
T +1.216.861.7142
F +1.216.696.0740

Overview

Tom Moran guides his clients through the challenging realm of cybersecurity, both in prevention of and managing the consequences after a data breach. Following a data security incident, he advises clients on the legal ramifications and liabilities that may occur as a result. Tom helps them develop an incident response plan for notifying consumers and coordinates getting all of the necessary vendors in place to execute it.  He also counsels his clients on the safeguards necessary to avoid future incidents. Tom has assisted a wide range of clients to ensure their compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act

Tom is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the private sector in the United States.

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  • Managed various incident response processes for broad range of clients, including civil matters related to cybersecurity issues.
  • Assisted in navigating regulatory hurdles associated with ransom payments, as well as consumer and regulatory notification obligations.
  • Responsible for bringing clients into compliance with CCPA, including drafting privacy policies for several corporate clients.
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Experience

  • Managed various incident response processes for broad range of clients, including civil matters related to cybersecurity issues.
  • Assisted in navigating regulatory hurdles associated with ransom payments, as well as consumer and regulatory notification obligations.
  • Responsible for bringing clients into compliance with CCPA, including drafting privacy policies for several corporate clients.
  • Successful in recovering funds on behalf of a company that fell victim to a business email compromise.
  • Used digital forensics to establish legal defenses for computer-related crimes.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Chair, Cyber+ Section (2021)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Cybersecurity Roundtable

Community

  • The May Dugan Center
  • Tim Tebow's A Night to Shine

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2017
  • B.S., Hiram College, 2013