Berger & Montague Associate Joe Hashmall spoke at the 2017 Midwest Legal Conference on Privacy and Data
Security, which took place in Minneapolis, MN, from January 26
- 27, 2017.
Mr. Hashmall's session was titled "Privacy/Security Litigation
Update-What the Big Developments in 2016 Mean in 2017 and Beyond."
The session focused on the state of the law in data breach, fair
credit, and other data privacy and security cases. Specifically,
Mr. Hashmall provided a plaintiff's lawyer's perspective on the
changing litigation landscape after the Spokeo decision,
as well as an update on TCPA claims and related case law,
ransomware litigation, and more.
Mr. Hashmall is a member of Berger & Montague's Consumer
Protection practice group. Within that practice group, he primarily
focuses on consumer class actions concerning financial and credit
Mr. Hashmall is a graduate of the Grinnell College and the
Cornell University School of Law. During law school, Mr.
Hashmall served as the Executive Editor of the Cornell Legal
Information Institute's Supreme Court Bulletin and as an Editor for
the Cornell International Law Journal. Mr. Hashmall has also
worked as law clerk for President Judge Bonnie B. Leadbetter of the
Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court and for the Honorable David J. Ten
Eyck of the Minnesota District Court.