Scott T. Lashway

Scott T. Lashway Privacy Cybersecurity Practice Mintz
Member / Co-Chair, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice
Organization Profile
Professional Biography

Scott is a globally recognized privacy and cybersecurity disputes attorney who focuses his practice on the intersections of law, corporate data, and technology. A go-to advisor for significant disputes, corporate crises, and investigations, he also serves as Co-chair of Mintz’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice. Along with guiding clients through high-stakes incident response and breach investigations, complex and bet-the-company litigation, government investigations, and enforcement actions, he frequently provides strategic counsel on data management and technology development and use, including development and use of artificial intelligence. Scott represents clients in a range of industries, with a particular emphasis on health care, financial services, technology, artificial intelligence, and the media and adtech sectors.

Leveraging more than 20 years of experience with cybersecurity, privacy, and other technology matters, Scott partners with clients operating at the vanguard of technology implementation and development as well as new data uses. Along with advising on the rapid evolution of data governance, collection, and technology innovation, he helps navigate complex and novel data and privacy issues in Al and related technology development. His role often entails skillfully guiding clients through cybersecurity incident response and breach investigations as well as complex business and class action litigation. His extensive cybersecurity and privacy experience encompasses matters involving data and intellectual property (IP) theft and misappropriation, unauthorized access and acquisition, misuse, hacking, ransomware, cyberextortion, and technology disruptions. Scott’s greatest accomplishments for his clients are those that avoid headlines and are rarely — if ever — heard of.

Scott is recognized for his depth of knowledge and client service by various publications. He is ranked in Chambers Global, is identified as a leading cybersecurity incident response attorney globally by the Incident Response Forum, is recognized as a Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting, and is identified as one of the 500 “Leading Litigators in America” by Lawdragon.

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