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Smith Anderson Participates in Discussion on Data Breach Prevention, Preparation and Response

June 18, 2014

Raleigh, N.C. – On May 14, 2014, Smith Anderson partner Alicia Gilleskie participated in a panel discussion on “Data Breach – Prevention, Preparation and Response” presented by Carolinas IT, Smith Anderson and IAS Associates. Key topics included real world data breach scenarios, practical tips for handling the technical and legal responses, discussion of regulatory enforcement activity and insurance coverage options.

About Alicia Gilleskie

As the leader of Smith Anderson’s Data Use, Privacy and Security practice group, Alicia advises companies on all aspects of information privacy, including policies and procedures, data breach notification and response, investigations and audits.  She also focuses her practice on technology law and contracting matters involving the collection and use of personal information, data analytics products and services, software development and licensing, data hosting, software-as-a-service and other outsourcing arrangements. For more information, please visit her bio at 

About Smith Anderson

Since our founding in 1912, Smith Anderson has grown to more than 120 attorneys and is the largest law firm headquartered in North Carolina’s Research Triangle area. We serve clients ranging in size from large public companies to emerging growth businesses, providing a full range of legal services to assist our diverse and dynamic group of national and international clients in accomplishing their goals. Many of our lawyers previously practiced with prestigious national and international firms and have attended some of the nation’s leading law schools. As a result, the wide breadth of knowledge and experience of our attorneys makes us well-positioned to handle some of the most complicated and sophisticated litigation and business matters that our clients face. For more information, please visit

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