Partner Jim Pastore Recognized in Cybersecurity Docket’s Incident Response 30

11 April 2016

Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP is pleased to announce that partner Jim Pastore has been recognized in Cybersecurity Docket’s inaugural, “Incident Response 30.” The 30 incident response attorneys and compliance professionals listed were singled out for their handling of data breach response.

Mr. Pastore is a litigation partner and a member of the firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice and Intellectual Property Litigation Group. His practice focuses on privacy and cybersecurity issues. He is recognized by The Legal 500 US (2015) for his cybersecurity work.

Prior to rejoining Debevoise in 2014, Mr. Pastore served for five years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York. While he was with the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Pastore spent most of his time as a prosecutor with the Complex Frauds Unit and Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Section. He successfully litigated eight jury trials to verdict and was the lead prosecutor in United States v. Monsegur, a/k/a “Sabu,” and Operation Cardshop, both of which were named to the FBI’s top 10 cases of 2012.

Since returning to the firm, Mr. Pastore has assisted a number of clients navigate cybersecurity incidents, including representing The Home Depot in connection with its data breach.

Cybersecurity Docket, the “Global Cybersecurity and Incident Response Report,” seeks to be the most comprehensive and timely source of news and commentary on the exploding fields of cybersecurity, data breach and incident response. Continuously updated throughout the day, Cybersecurity Docket seeks to deliver important news and developments as they occur.

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