Andy Lee

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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 or 504.582.8664.

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Louisiana OMV Data Breach – How Should You Respond?

On Thursday, June 15, the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) experienced a data security breach resulting in the loss of the personal information of potentially millions of Louisianans due to a global cyberattack involving the exploitation by hackers of a vulnerability in MOVEit Transfer, an electronic file transfer tool developed by Progress Software. In … Continue Reading

Proper Cybersecurity Training is Key to Cybersecurity Resilience

Andrew R. Lee, a partner in the Litigation Practice Group and co-chair of the firm’s privacy & data security team, and James Kearns, special counsel in the Maritime Practice Group, authored the article “OP-ED: Cybersecurity training is key to cybersecurity resiliency” published by Marine Log on July 19. Andy and Jim remind industry stakeholders to devote sufficient … Continue Reading

Beware: COVID-19 Cybersecurity Scams Are on the Rise

The FBI and other government agencies are reporting a significant increase in COVID-19-specific cyberfraud schemes. According to reports, hackers have impersonated the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NATO, and even UNICEF and other charitable organizations. These bad actors have used phishing emails intended to spread malware and ransomware and have … Continue Reading

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