Litigation Partner Sheryl Falk and Chief Information Officer David Cunningham will speak at the CLOC Annual Corporate Legal Operations Institute in Las Vegas on April 22-25. The CLOC Institute is the largest gathering of corporate legal professionals in the world focused on optimizing the delivery of legal services to businesses.
Sheryl will speak on the panel titled “Effectively Partnering with Outside Counsel to Protect Your Data” on April 23. She will address effective strategies for managing risks with outside counsel and coordinating effective data protection. Key takeaways include:
- Best practices to set information security requirements and expectations with outside counsel
- Tools for in-house counsel to understand and implement reasonable information security protocols
- Strategies to mitigate information security risks
On April 24, Dave will participate in the “What Gets Measured—Legal Ops and Law Firms Aligning and Sharing Metrics” panel, providing insider views of both legal department dashboards and law firm dashboards. He will also examine how both can benefit from greater transparency. This session will leverage the CLOC ambitions to better standardize and share information across departments and firms to improve benchmarking, financial predictability, and diversity.
Co-leader of Winston & Strawn’s Privacy & Data Security Task Force and a former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Sheryl concentrates her practice in data security, cyber and other internal investigations, trade secret litigation, and complex commercial litigation.
Dave is the chief information officer of Winston & Strawn and a veteran advisor to large law firms in the United States, UK, and Europe. He is accountable for creating a competitive edge for the firm using technology, information, and business processes.