Practice Area

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy


Most areas of law are bound by hundreds of years of historical influence and case law. Cybersecurity and data privacy matters, however, are only just beginning to take shape on the legal horizon. Insureds who purchase cyber coverage and the insurers who provide specialty policies face uncharted territory when handling high exposure cyber losses. Hassett | Donnelly’s attorneys are knowledgeable in this evolving area of law and offer informed solutions to address cyber incident disputes and coverage questions.

Hassett | Donnelly’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice Group handles litigation and insurance coverage issues arising from:

  • Data and Privacy Breaches
  • Computer Fraud
  • Employee Negligence
  • Data Theft & Loss
  • E-Commerce Extortion and Ransomware
  • IP Copyright and Trademark Infringement
  • Cyber Defamation and Reputational Harm
  • Cryptomining
  • Crime Policy Interpretation

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Insider:

Volume 3: The Continuing Evolution of Crime Policies and Backpedaling of Circuit Courts in 2018
Volume 2: Recent Federal Decisions Shaping Coverage and Exclusions in Crime Policies
Volume 1: Recent Connecticut Decisions Shaping Coverage and Exclusions in Crime Policies

Managing Partner

David F. Hassett