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Privacy and Data Security
Privacy and information security are the emerging compliance issues for American business in the 21st century. Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, a Northwest regional law firm, is at the forefront in guiding businesses through privacy and data security issues, at home and across the Pacific Rim.
Different clients have different needs.
Almost all domestic clients must provide some form of protection to employee and consumer information. Schwabe's privacy group has decades of experience in advising Northwest employers and businesses on meeting regulatory and common law standards of privacy.
Healthcare providers are subject to some of the nation's strictest privacy and security rules, and Schwabe attorneys have a national reputation in HIPAA privacy and security compliance.
International clients require assistance with unfamiliar data privacy and security laws, IP protections, and international conventions on data interchange. Whatever market you compete in, Schwabe is at the cutting edge of changes in data and security regulation.
The popularity of social networking sites has created privacy and security concerns for businesses. Our employment attorneys are at the front of these concerns and social media's impact in the employment arena.
Privacy and security audit and programming costs can be difficult to estimate. Schwabe has the knowledge to meet your needs in a way that makes sense for your business, whether with fee-based or product-oriented pricing. We also bring services and intellectual capital usually only available from national firms at a regional firm rate.