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Christopher J. Seusing

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685 Third Avenue
18th Floor
New York, NY 10017
P (212) 999-7100
F (212) 999-7139

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Bio

Christopher Seusing is an experienced commercial and complex litigation attorney, who focuses his practice on professional liability and employment practices, information governance, cyber liability and e-Discovery management. Chris is also well-versed in product liability multi-district litigation, mass tort defense and class actions. Chris is also a member of WSHB’s Rapid Response team, working onsite at catastrophic events to help ensure that evidence is preserved and effectively gathered for use in potential claims and litigation, including transportation-related incidents.

Chris represents companies and professionals in complex litigation matters around the country, including responding to data breach incidents and regulatory inquiries. He counsels clients and drafts information management policies and procedures in compliance with privacy regulations, such as HIPAA and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Chris also coordinates domestic and international collections of terabytes of data, trains and monitors forensic and document review teams, and collaborates with case teams to implement cost-effective processes using state-of-the-art litigation tools, including analytics and technology-assisted review.

Additionally, he is a published thought leader, guest lecturer at law schools, and sought after speaker on cybersecurity and e-Discovery.

Education

Suffolk University Law School (J.D., 2006, cum laude)

Stonehill College (B.A., 2001, cum laude)

Licensed to Practice in:

New York
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
First Circuit Court of Appeals

Publications

“Punitive Damages Based on Gross Negligence,” Product Liability Newsletter, (June 2013 and December 2013).

Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Case Law Update (2017, 2016, 2015, and 2013).

“New Data Protection Regulations to Reach US Companies,” ACC Docket, June 30, 2017.

WSHB Welcomes Cybersecurity Partner in New York,” The Cybersecurity Law Report, May 9, 2018.

Co-Author, “Healthy Habits for GDPR: Good Cyber Hygiene Is Now Required by Law”, in the CLM’s Professional Times Magazine, Summer 2018, Volume 2, Issue 1

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Events, Seminars & Presentations

Panelist: Cyber Issues, “The Internet of Things Symposium” at Suffolk Law School, Boston, MA, October 4, 2018.

“Navigating New Data Security Regulations,” USI webinar, May 1, 2018.

Guest Lecturer: “e-Discovery and Cyber Issues in Litigation,” Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA, March 2018.

Guest Lecturer: e-Discovery Course, Pace University Law School, White Plains, New York (November 2016 and November 2017).

“Cyber Security Risks: Aftermath of the Equifax Breach and Why Cybersecurity is Important,” Association of Certified e-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), Boston, MA, October 4, 2017.

Panelist: “Demystifying Technology-Assisted Review” (Allied World Insurance Panel Counsel Summit, Hartford, CT, May 2017).

“Cyber Risks & Human Factors – Effective & Defensible Processes,” Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, White Plains, NY, April 20, 2017.

Panelist: “Corporate e-Discovery in the Modern Era” (Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, New England Chapter, Boston, MA, May 2015).

Presenter: “Event Data from Automobile Electronic Control Modules” (CLM Transportation Conference, Cleveland, OH, June 2013).

 

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Memberships

New York State Bar Association, Member

New Hampshire Bar Association, Member

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Member

Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, Member

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Awards & Accomplishments

Massachusetts Super Lawyers, "Rising Star", 2013 - 2016

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