Andy Lee

Andy Lee

Andy Lee is a contributor for the Trade Secret Insider and is a partner with Jones Walker’s Corporate Compliance and White Collar Defense Team. He represents private equity and other financial investors and their portfolio companies, and maintains an active national trial and appellate practice focused on business and commercial disputes, corporate and securities litigation, and fiduciary and officer liability litigation. Mr. Lee has been on both sides of trade secret theft cases and regularly advises clients on trade secret protection strategies, as well as records retention policies, data protection and privacy, electronic discovery, and related issues. He has been annually recognized by Super LawyersThe Best Lawyers in America®, and New Orleans CityBusiness for his trial work and leadership in the New Orleans legal community, and is the former president of the Federal Bar Association (New Orleans Chapter). Mr. Lee can be reached at alee@joneswalker.com or 504.582.8664.

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US Fifth Circuit Affirms Judgment on CFAA Violation

The U.S. Fifth Circuit recently affirmed a trial court’s verdict that a former bank officer violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) when he mass deleted thousand of files from his work computer shortly before departing. Iberiabank v. Broussard, Case No. 17-30662 (5th Cir. 10/25/2018). Background.  In early 2013, IberiaBank announced a merger with a smaller regional … Continue Reading
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