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Kate Hammond focuses her practice on complex business litigation matters. Kate also is a member of the Firm’s global privacy and cybersecurity practice, assisting clients with the management of data breach incidents. Kate has litigated contract and business tort cases, class actions, shareholder derivative actions, unfair competition actions, employment actions and actions alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Read Kate Hammond's full bio.
California Continues to Lead with New Legislation Impacting Privacy and Security
By McDermott Will & Emery and Kate Hammond on Oct 13, 2014
Posted In Consumer Protection, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Social Media
At the end of September, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. approved six bills designed to enhance and expand California’s privacy laws. These new laws are scheduled to take effect in 2015 and 2016. It will be important to be mindful of these new laws and their respective requirements when dealing with personal information and when...