Seth C. Harrington

    Seth, a partner in Ropes & Gray’s privacy & data security practice, has counseled clients through the array of legal issues arising from a data breach, including some of the largest U.S. companies. He has also developed a nuanced understanding for evaluating cyberrisk insurance contracts and assisting clients and brokers in obtaining the right coverage based on his expertise in defending clients against the various claims that may arise.

    Seth collaborates with colleagues across numerous practices on privacy and data security compliance and on breach response, applying lessons learned from significant incidents to help clients ensure compliance and effective planning. He has directed all aspects of the response to a privacy or data security incident, from navigating the forensic investigation of a breach to defending against litigation and regulatory inquiries.

    Seth also has specific experience representing clients in connection with claims by credit card brands and financial institutions around payment card-related data breaches. Seth has advised clients on the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards and negotiation of agreements implicating payment card data.

    Seth, a partner in Ropes & Gray’s privacy & data security practice, has counseled clients through the array of legal issues arising from a data breach, including some of the largest U.S. companies. He has also developed a nuanced understanding for evaluating cyberrisk insurance contracts and assisting clients and brokers in obtaining the right coverage based on his expertise in defending clients against the various claims that may arise. Seth collaborates with colleagues across numerous practices on privacy and data security compliance and on breach response, applying lessons learned from significant incidents to help clients ensure compliance and effective planning. He has directed all aspects of the response to a privacy or data security incident, from navigating the forensic investigation of a breach to defending against litigation and regulatory inquiries. Seth also has specific experience representing clients in connection with claims by credit card brands and financial institutions around payment card-related data breaches. Seth has advised clients on the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards and negotiation of agreements implicating payment card data.