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CLE Event - Lawyers and Cybersecurity: How to be Savvy and Compliant with Ethical Obligations

Hofstra Law's Monroe H. Freedman Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics presents

Lawyers and Cybersecurity: How to be Savvy and Compliant with Ethical Obligations 

Wednesday, April 21 | 6:10-8 p.m. ET | Held via Zoom

The pandemic and remote work have changed the landscape for attorneys regarding obligations to be cybersecurity savvy and compliant. This expert panel will discuss those changes and the relevant provisions in state ethics rules and opinions addressing many aspects of the attorney’s obligation to keep abreast of the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology including data security breaches. 

This program qualifies for 2.0 CLE credits in Ethics and Professionalism.

This event is free, open to the public and will be held via Zoom.

For more information, contact Deborah Grattan at Deborah

Tanya Forsheit
Partner, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

Ms. Forsheit is Chair of the Privacy & Data Security Group and is Supervising Partner of the Los Angeles Office. She has advised on high-profile matters involving confidential data and other sensitive information for over 20 years. She advises on the protection, processing and monetization of data, including matters related to interest-based advertising, privacy policies, mobile apps, cloud computing, smart devices, and data analytics. Read more.

Ronald Minkoff
Partner, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

Ronald C. Minkoff is a partner in the Litigation Group and Chair of the Professional Responsibility Group. Mr. Minkoff is also one of New York State’s leading practitioners in the field of attorney ethics and professional responsibility, representing attorneys in a wide variety of matters including law firm partnership disputes, disciplinary cases, legal fee disputes and legal malpractice and professional liability cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. Read more.

Ellen C. Yaroshefsky, Howard Lichtenstein Distinguished Professor of Legal Ethics and Executive Director of the Freedman Institute

Ellen teaches a range of ethics courses, organizes symposia and writes and lectures in the field of legal ethics. Ms. Yaroshefsky counsels lawyers and law firms and serves as an expert witness.

She served as a Commissioner on the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics and was the co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Ethics, Gideon and Professionalism Committee of the Criminal Justice Section. Read more

Wednesday, April 21, 2021



Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


Deborah Grattan

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