KMK Law Second Annual Cybersecurity & Privacy Seminar

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Please join us for our Second Annual Cybersecurity & Privacy Seminar on Wednesday, June 8 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Pavillion Room, 4th Floor. At this seminar we will present best practices for protecting your organization against data breaches and cyber attacks as well as share recent developments in related litigation and federal and state case law and applicable statutes.

This seminar has been developed for business owners, executives and those in senior positions in Information Governance, Compliance/Risk Management, Human Resources, Legal and/or Information Technology.

The event is free, and we encourage you to bring your team members charged with cybersecurity issues; registration is required for all attendees.


  • 12:00 p.m. — Registration & Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. — Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Information Governance
    Joe Callow, Litigation Partner, KMK Law
    Legal and practical considerations related to the implementation of Information Governance, Data Protection and Cybersecurity policies.
  • 1:30 p.m. — "The Cyber Attacker's Perspective" — Risk & Technology Perspective for Business Owners & Executives
    Dave Lavinder, Vice President, Threat Intelligence, Morphick, Inc.
    Former Air Force Intelligence Cyber Operative describes the approach and tactics attackers execute to breach and exploit corporate networks. The speaker reveals the ease with which attackers can perpetrate criminal activity using generally available information.   
  • 2:30 p.m. — Break
  • 2:45 p.m. — M&A "Cyber" Preparedness
    Michael Picton, Co-Founder & Vice President, Security Managed Services, Morphick, Inc.
    Rob Lesan, Business Representation & Transactions Partner, KMK Law
    Discussion providing insights into evaluating and mitigating cyber risk in M&A. Specific use-cases presented that describe practical strategies to navigate and evaluate cyber risk. 
  • 3:45 p.m. — Legal Update: Recent Case Law and Best Practices and Policies
    Moderator: Joe Callow, Litigation Partner, KMK Law
    Paul Dorger, Labor & Employment Partner, KMK Law
    Drew Hicks, Litigation Partner, KMK Law
    Jacob Rhode, Litigation Associate, KMK Law
    Meaghan FitzGerald, Litigation Associate, KMK Law
    Panel discussion of recent cases and federal/state legislation related to cybersecurity issues; best practices on cybersecurity planning and incident response plans; and a review and modification of HR and social media policies related to cybersecurity and data privacy concerns.
  • 4:45 p.m. — Wrap Up / CLE Info
    Rob Lesan, Business Representation & Transactions Partner, KMK Law

Continuing Legal Education Credit

The seminar has been approved for 3.5 hours in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. If you need credit in another state, please note that on your online registration form.


There is no charge to attend this seminar, however pre-registration is required by June 1. Please note that registration may close prior to June 1 based on seating capacity limitations. To register, please click here.

Inquiries & Special Needs

Please contact Katie Lane with any questions or special needs with which we can assist you. Katie may be reached at (513) 639-3926 or

Directions & Parking

The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is located at 35 West 5th Street. For directions, please click here or call (513) 421-9100.

Valet:  The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza's valet parking is located on Race Street (under the green arrow sign) just beyond the Race Street doorman. 

Self Park:  Additional parking is available at the Mabley Place Garage with entrances on Race and Fourth Streets. Take the garage elevators to Floor 2 and follow signage and stairwell to hotel lobby. For wheelchair access, take garage elevators to Floor 1 and follow signage through Carew Tower Arcade to hotel elevators. 

Please click here for additional parking information.

Questions & Cancellations

Please contact Katie Lane at (513) 639-3926 or


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