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November 2015

Phoenix Partner to Serve as Dialogue Leader for Sedona Conference Meeting

Phoenix Office co-managing partner Leon Silver will serve as Dialogue Leader at the Sedona Conference Working Group 11 on Data Security and Privacy Liability's Annual Meeting, December 1-2, in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Mr. Silver will lead a discussion from 11:45 - 1:00 on December 2, regarding the group's brainstorming outline titled "Data Breach Response Guide".  Shortly after this meeting, WG11 plans to release its first-ever public comment publications, The Sedona Conference Data Security Compendium, The Sedona Conference Data Privacy Primer, and The Sedona Conference Commentary on Reasonable or Unreasonable Data Security Measures. Among other sessions, the meeting will feature a data protection regulator roundtable, with representatives of the FTC, FCC, SEC and the Office of the Arizona Attorney General participating.
The Sedona Conference is a nonprofit, research and educational institute dedicated to the advanced study of law and policy in the areas of antitrust law, complex litigation, and intellectual property rights. The mission of The Sedona Conference is to drive the reasoned and just advancement of law and policy by stimulating ongoing dialogue amongst leaders of the bench and bar to achieve consensus on tipping point issues. The Sedona Conference brings together the brightest minds in a dialogue based, think-tank setting with the goal of creating practical solutions and recommendations of immediate benefit to the bench and bar.
Silver is the co-managing partner of the Phoenix office of Gordon & Rees and serves as National Practice Group Leader for the firm's Retail & Hospitality Practice Group.  Silver, a trial lawyer, is also in the Commercial Litigation and Privacy & Data Security Practice Groups.

Leon B. Silver