Pat Haggerty is a member of the firm’s Digital Risk Advisory and Cybersecurity team. Businesses, government and other organizations turn to Pat for sound advice on compliance, developing response strategies, breaches implicating domestic and international laws, and defense of regulatory actions.
Leading clients have entrusted him with hundreds of breach responses. He has advised companies on major cybersecurity incidents across virtually every sector of the economy, including the banking, educational, healthcare, insurance, retail, media and entertainment, information technology, and manufacturing industries. He provides companies that have experienced security incidents with business-focused, practical solutions that minimize regulatory and litigation risk.
Pat knows and works with the most proactive regulators involved in the privacy space and interacts with them regularly. He has worked on and led the defense to numerous regulatory investigations, including those brought by State Attorneys General, Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Departments of Insurance, and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In the healthcare space, Pat has defended organizations in more than 20 OCR investigations.
Pat has earned the designation of Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).