Partner at WSHB is Co-Chair of CLM’s Medical Legal Conference
Constance Endelicato, Partner in WSHB's Los Angeles office, is scheduled to speak at the 2016 CLM Midwest Conference, Thursday, June 23rd at the Hilton Omaha in Omaha, NE. The conference offers sessions on four tracks: Medical Legal, Religious & Non-Profit, Subrogation and Claims Litigation Management. Co-Chair of the Medical Legal conference, Constance is also scheduled to speak at 12:00 p.m. at the session, “Healthcare Mega Breach – Information Security.”
This interactive session explores the progression of breaches in healthcare IT security, leading to recent cyber attacks in major medical facilities across the United States. “The mega breaches of today are devised by criminal masterminds and include the threat of violation of patient privacy affecting millions of patients,” says Constance. “We will explore the tampering of critical medical equipment to provide false readings, leading to life-threatening medical mismanagement and the recent the trend in monetary ransom attacks, causing a lockdown of computers and patient files, forcing the closure of healthcare facilities.”
This session will also focus on the weaknesses in security, creating vulnerability to these cyber attacks; the ways to improve security for prevention; how to respond to and defend against a hacker; and the legal ramifications to the victimized institution.
Unbeaten in the courtroom, Constance was recently named to the Daily Journal’s “Top 100 Women Lawyers in California” list for 2016. The list, published in both of the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, recognizes California attorneys with “excellent lawyering and leadership skills among women attorneys in California” and legal work making a significant impact. Constance's trial experience has additionally earned her membership in the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). She has also been recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as one of the Top Women Attorneys in Southern California for the past three years and has received the designation of Super Lawyer in Southern California by Los Angeles Magazine, Super Lawyer in Orange County by Orange Coast Magazine, and Top Lawyer by Pasadena Magazine.