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March 24, 2020

Spencer Pollock from Niles, Barton & Wilmer speaks with WJZ about vigilance while working from home

Millions of Americans are working and going to school from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, raising concerns about cybersecurity.While many adjust to remote working and learning becoming the new normal, one cybersecurity expert told WJZ it’s important people don’t let their guards down.“When you’re at home, you’re more comfortable, you’re less vigilant and you start making easier mistakes,” cybersecurity expert Spencer Pollock said.The uncertain times can be an invitation for hackers or scammers to create chaos.

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March 23, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was emergency legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by the President on March 18, 2020 as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The FFCRA emergency legislation, in part, provides for expanded paid employee family and medical leave necessitated due to the pandemic.  The FFCRA goes into effect April 2, 2020, and most provisions are set to expire on December 31, 2020.  The parts of the legislation most directly addressing mandated employee leave are summarized below

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March 18, 2020

Spencer Pollock’s interview on WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5’s News Now with Bryan Nehm

Baltimore data security and cybersecurity attorney Spencer Pollock joined WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5's Bryan Nehman on-air to share the threats of working from home and how to protect yourself from them during the coronavirus outbreak.

                                                      

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January 29, 2020

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP to Host Panel Presentation Discussing Data Breaches Feburary 12, 2020

Is Your Company Ready to Handle a Data Breach?

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, will bring together legal, technical and insurance experts for a Data Security & Cybersecurity presentation that will address practical steps to weathering the potential consequences of a data breach from each perspective.

 

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Past News

Twelve Niles Barton Attorneys Recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers 2020

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP congratulates twelve attorneys who have been selected for inclusion…

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Matthew Kimball Elected as President of the Board of Directors of LAI Baltimore

Matthew L. Kimball, Chair of the Real Estate Department at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, has been…

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Brett A. Buckwalter Joins Niles Barton as Senior Counsel

Brett A. Buckwalter has re-joined Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, as Senior Counsel, drawing on 20…

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Niles Barton Named to 2020 Best Law Firms List by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers named Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP to its…

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Craig Roswell Elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Law Firm Alliance

Craig D. Roswell, the Managing Partner of Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, has been elected Chair…

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Spencer Pollock Discusses Cyber Security and Data Privacy on The Brett Hollander Show Podcast

Data privacy attorney Spencer Pollock appeared on a podcast segment of The Brett Hollander…

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