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Adams and Reese Attorney Edits Ethics Chapter for American Bar Association Cybersecurity Handbook

8/21/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Lucian Pera, in the firm’s Memphis office, served as the coordinator and editor for “Chapter 3: Data Security and Lawyers’ Legal and Ethical Obligations to Clients,” published in The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms, and Business Professionals (American Bar Association 2013).

In the fall of 2011, the head of the cyber division in the New York office of the FBI convened a meeting with the top 200 law firms in the city to deal with the rising number of cybersecurity attacks. Hackers, the law firms were told, see attorneys as “soft targets,” offering a back door to the valuable data of corporate clients. The book, published by the ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force, helps attorneys, law firms and other businessmen and women prepare and react to a growing challenge of cybersecurity threats.

 

The book can be ordered via 800-285-2221.

 

Pera serves as Treasurer of the American Bar Association. Pera has assisted in creation of the Tennessee Bar Association and ABA websites and chaired the ABA Standing Committee on Technology and Information Systems.

At Adams and Reese, Pera focuses his practice on commercial litigation, legal ethics work and media law. Pera’s extensive bar association work in the law of legal ethics and professional responsibility has resulted in successful local, Tennessee and national practice and leadership in this emerging field.  He represents and advises attorneys, law firms, their clients and businesses who deal with lawyers about all aspects of the law.