David G. Ries

David G. Ries

David G. Ries practices in the areas of environmental, technology, and data protection law and litigation. For over 20 years, he has increasingly focused on cybersecurity, privacy, and information governance. He has recently addressed in his practice such current issues as information security and privacy programs and policies, contracting for privacy and security, response to security incidents and data breaches, digital and environmental forensics, admissibility of expert opinions, e-discovery, and defense of enforcement actions. He is a co-author of Locked Down: Practical Information Security for Lawyers, Second Edition (American Bar Association 2016) and Encryption Made Simple for Lawyers (American Bar Association 2015), the editor of eDiscovery, Fourth Edition (PBI Press 2017) and a contributing author to Information Security and Privacy: A Legal, Business and Technical Handbook, Second Edition (American Bar Association 2011). He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Cybersecurity Legal Task Force.

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Guest Appearances
March 4, 2019

ABA TECHSHOW 2019: Tech Books For Lawyers

Brett Burney, Ben Schorr, Daniel Siegel, David Ries, Dennis Kennedy, and Ashley Alfirevic talk about how lawyers can use computer technology to help improve workflow in their firms.

October 29, 2018

The Evolving Landscape of Law Firm Data Breach Preparation and Response

David Ries talks about the need for law firms to develop a quick and logical way to respond to a data breach.

November 21, 2017

Kaspersky Lab: Friend or Foe?

David Ries talks about whether Kaspersky Lab is safe for lawyers to use, diving into where the controversy started and what the results have been so far.

June 29, 2016

Mandiant’s M-Trends and Verizon’s Data Breach Investigation Reports

Clark Hill PLC Of Counsel David G. Ries discusses data security, Mandiant’s M-Trends, and Verizon’s Data Breach Investigation Reports.