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Phillips Lytle LLP Expands Data Security & Privacy Team with Addition of Attorney Christopher Hayes

4 September 2018

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP announced the addition of Christopher Hayes as special counsel, based in the firm’s Buffalo office. As a member of Phillips Lytle’s Data Security & Privacy Team, he will focus his practice on data security, cybersecurity, and policy evaluation and preparedness.Mr. Hayes joins Phillips Lytle from M&T Bank, where he served as senior data security, intellectual property, and contracts counsel, providing practical legal advice to all levels within the organization while working closely with the bank’s privacy, cyber security, third party risk management, and strategic sourcing teams.Mr. Hayes joins a team of more than 20 Data Security & Privacy attorneys across Phillips Lytle’s footprint. The team regularly identifies and analyzes issues that IT departments might overlook to help put companies in legally-defensible positions.Read entire release here.