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Daniel Hutchinson Named Vice Chair of the Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco

Daniel Hutchinson Named Vice Chair of BASF Cybersecurity Privacy Law Section

Lieff Cabraser attorney Daniel M. Hutchinson has been named Vice Chair of the new Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco (“BASF”).

As noted by BASF, the section “will focus on a variety of topics including emerging technology, business practices, legislation, regulatory and self-regulatory initiatives and litigation developments.” Consisting of BASF members with expertise in privacy and data security law as well as government, technical and private sector representatives, the section will provide timely information and analysis regarding global developments in cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection law.

Lieff Cabraser is committed to ensuring that the fundamental right to privacy is respected and endures even as technology evolves and society changes. Daniel has been a key member of the Lieff Cabraser ligation team that has spearheaded a series of groundbreaking class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits abusive telephone practices by lenders and marketers, and places strict limits on the use of autodialers to call or send texts to cell phones. The settlements in these cases have put a stop to collectively millions of harassing calls by debt collectors and others and resulted in the recovery by consumers across America of over $200 million.

Founded in 1872, BASF champions equal access to justice and promotes humanity, excellence, and diversity in the legal profession while providing San Francisco legal professionals with networking and pro bono opportunities in order to better serve the community.