Debevoise Partners Luke Dembosky and Jim Pastore Named to Cybersecurity Docket’s 2019 “Incident Response 30” List

12 April 2019

Debevoise & Plimpton partners Luke Dembosky and Jim Pastore have been recognized in Cybersecurity Docket’s “Incident Response 30,” the publication’s annual list featuring the 30 top data breach response lawyers in the U.S. Debevoise was one of the few firms to have more than one lawyer named to the list.

Lawyers named to the “Incident Response 30” have established themselves as the “first call” for companies hit with a cyberattack or other data security incident. The group was chosen through a rigorous selection process based on nominations, input from numerous senior lawyers and other professionals in the field, and considerable research

In announcing this year’s selected lawyers, Bruce Carton, the publication’s editor, said “our ‘Incident Response 30’ list celebrates the ‘best of the best’—30 men and women who are true leaders in this field.”

Mr. Dembosky, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for National Security and a veteran cybercrimes prosecutor, is a cybersecurity and litigation partner based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is Co-Chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice and a member of the White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group. His practice focuses on cybersecurity incident preparation and response, related internal investigations, civil litigation and regulatory defense, as well as national security issues.

Mr. Pastore, a former cybercrimes prosecutor based in the Southern District of New York, is a litigation partner and a member of the firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice and Intellectual Property Litigation Group. Mr. Pastore has assisted a broad range of clients in cybersecurity and data privacy matters.

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