Privacy, Security & the Midsize Law Firm (Postponed) A CLE Seminar on the Links

Event Details

May 07, 2020

8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Stamford, CT

$349 USD (Law Firm Attendees)

The Legal Executive Institute, in partnership with Kraft Kennedy, is pleased to present a special seminar on midsize law firm data privacy and cybersecurity this May at Rockrimmon Country Club in Stamford, CT. A three-hour seminar taught by some of the legal industry’s most respected subject matter experts, this program offers law firm partners and executive committee members timely and essential guidance on key threats and emerging practices for protecting the integrity of one’s firm. Do not miss this exciting opportunity to arm yourself with cutting edge insights and an afternoon of professional networking at one of the US Northeast’s most scenic properties.

Participation is strictly limited to the first 50 guests.

Update (3/29/20): Please be advised, in accordance with CDC guidelines, this event has been postponed. Registered attendees may email us at for more details.

At Thomson Reuters, the health and well-being of conference attendees is of paramount import. We are carefully monitoring the evolving global health situation and will advise on any conference-related developments as they arise. Please contact with any additional questions or concerns.


Special Offers

Group discounts available. Please email for more details.

Why You Should Attend

  • This seminar offers a unique educational and networking opportunity for midsize law firm professionals to gain critical insights into the latest wave of cybersecurity threats
  • In addition to CLE credit, attendees can network over a round of golf at one of the Northeast's most scenic properties
  • Attendees will walk away with practical takeaways to safeguard their firm against unwanted incidents

    Who Should Attend

  • Law Firm Managing Partners & Executive Committee Members
  • Law Firm Chief Operating Officers & Executive Directors
  • Law Firm Chief Financial Officers
  • Law Firm Chief Information (Security) Officers
  • Event Details

    Thursday, May 07

    8:00 AM
    Registration & Breakfast
    8:30 AM
    What Price Peace? Key Expense Management Strategies for Data Privacy

    With cyber security in the headlines, security investments should be part of every IT architecture change and technology implementation project. But what is a reasonable investment?  And what are the proper security investment priorities for firms with limited resources? This presentation considers how client data privacy requirements and ISO security standards can help guide capital and operating budget investments to support a robust information security framework comprised of governance, policy development, training/awareness, technical controls and incident response.

    9:30 AM
    9:35 AM
    High Tension: Best Practices & Emergent Issues in Employee, Client & Vendor Audits

    Comprehensive security audits are routine requests conducted by and asked of nearly every law firm today. Thanks to expanded regulatory guidelines, increasingly mobile employee behaviors, and a litany of third-party service agreements, law firms face constant and often evolving expectations when it comes to ensuring rigorous cybersecurity controls and risk management processes. This session offers a timely, essential update on key developments and best practices for mastering the modern-day audit experience. Participants are encouraged to share their own insights and pose questions throughout the presentation.

    10:35 AM
    10:40 AM
    In Focus: New Ethical Obligations in Cybersecurity

    Thanks to significant efforts from the American Bar Association and other governing bodies, lawyers and law firms have ethical obligations to clients when it comes to data security and privacy. This closing presentation offers a comprehensive take on current ethical standards, opinions and cases surrounding security and privacy. Our presenters will discuss recent case law, social media ethical practices, and the requirement of legal service providers to implement “reasonable security and appropriate security measures” at all times.

    Ignatius Grande, Director, Berkeley Research Group LLC

    11:40 AM
    Networking Luncheon/Range & Practice Green Open

    Join us for lunch or perfect your swing on the range and practice green.

    12:30 PM
    Golf Outing
    5:30 PM

    Relax and recover with cocktails in the Club House.

    6:30 PM


    Rockrimmon Country Club

    Rockrimmon Country Club
    2949 Long Ridge Road
    Stamford, CT 06903

    Please be advised, Rockrimmon Country Club maintains a dress code throughout all Club facilities and activities.

    Dress Code

    Clubhouse, Dining Room & Grill Room

    • Collared shirts are required for men and boys, including children over 5 years old.
    • Country club casual is always encouraged. This includes shirts tucked in and tailored slacks.
    • Shorts must be golf style of Bermuda length (this includes for children). They are permitted morning through afternoon and cookouts as well as family dinners unless otherwise notified, but not for regular dinners.
    • Neat and clean jeans (without holes and not faded) are generally permitted except when specifically prohibited.
    • Gentlemen must remove hats indoors.
    • Clothing not permitted at any time include: short shorts, halter, tank or bare midriff tops, tee shirts, cut -off jeans and jeans shorts, bathing suits, fitness shorts, sweat pants, bike and cargo shorts, sports uniforms.

    Golf Course and Practice Areas

    Proper attire must be worn on the golf course and all practice areas by Members and guests whenever the course is open for play.


    Shirts must have a collar and sleeves; all shirts must be tucked in; shorts must be Bermuda-length; tank tops, tee shirts, mesh shirts, cut-offs, sweat pants, jeans, cargo pants, swim wear, gym shorts or any other athletic shorts are not permitted. Caps may not be worn backwards.


    Slacks and shorts/skirts no shorter than Bermuda-length are proper attire as are shirts and blouses. Halter-tops, cut offs, sweat pants, jeans, swimwear, short shorts, short skirts or any other athletic shorts/skirts are not permitted. Caps may not be worn backwards.


    Appropriate golf shoes are required. Tennis shoes or soft-soled shoes are acceptable but not recommended. Football, soccer or other large knobby spike shoes and metal spikes are not permitted.

    The dress code is mandatory. Improperly dressed players shall be requested to change before playing.

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