Cyber Insurance and Computer Crime Committee

Mission Statement
The Cyber Insurance & Computer Crime Committee’s goal is to improve the quality of practice and understanding of legal issues posed by disputes in these areas. Representing the interests of both insurers and policyholders, the Cyber Insurance & Computer Crime Committee offers scholarship and resources for leading practitioners in the insurance field. The Committee also fosters dialogue among its members to enhance collegiality and civility in insurance litigation.

2021-2022 Co-Chairs
Angela Elbert
Mary Borja

Contact: cybertech at  

Selected Presentations & Papers

2020 Cyber And Privacy Coverage - A Year in Review
Scott Seaman and Judith Selby (Mealey's Emerging Insurance Disputes, January 7, 2021)

Data Breaches in 2017: No Relief in Sight
Robert D. Chesler and Marc D. Schein

Share with Care: A Recent Decision Demonstrates the Perils of Sharing Links without Passwords
Stephen D. Palley and Peter A. Halprin

Insurance Disputes Over Cyber Claims Current and Future Flashpoints
Robert D. Chesler and Christina Yousef

Articles of Interest

Global Ransomware Attack Shows Cyber Coverage Is Critical (Law360 subscription is needed to view the full article)

Past Co-Chairs

John Buchanan
John Sinnott

2018-2019 & 2019-2020
John Buchanan
John Sinnott

Scott DeVries
Andy Downs

Scott DeVries
Kevin Coughlin

Lon Berk
Kevin Coughlin

Lon Berk
Kevin Coughlin