Cohen & Grigsby Appoints New Director to Data Security and Insurance Recovery Practice Groups

PITTSBURGH – March 15, 2017 – Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. is pleased to announce that Roberta D. Anderson has joined the firm as a director.

Ms. Anderson’s practice is concentrated on insurance recovery and emerging cybersecurity and data privacy-related issues, including security incident planning and breach response.

Ms. Anderson has established an extensive record of representing Fortune 50 companies, financial, healthcare, and educational institutions, early-stage technology companies, and other entities, in addressing a wide range of cybersecurity, data privacy, and insurance recovery matters.

A recognized national authority in insurance coverage, cybersecurity and data privacy-related issues, Ms. Anderson has extensive experience in the selection, drafting, negotiation and placement of cybersecurity and data privacy insurance, directors and officers liability insurance, professional liability insurance, and many other types of business insurance coverage.

Prior to joining Cohen & Grigsby, Ms. Anderson was a co-founder of the cyber law and cybersecurity practice group at K&L Gates and a member of its insurance coverage practice group.

“Roberta is a valuable addition to the firm and will enhance our client service capabilities,” said Barbara Scheib, commercial litigation service group chair. “Her accomplishments, both academically and professionally, will serve her well here. She brings an additional aspect to our strong insurance coverage and data privacy practices, and adds significant depth in an area of the law that is both rapidly developing and growing in importance.”

“Cybersecurity and data privacy and protection have become critically important,” said Ms. Anderson, “and it is a privilege to assist clients in maximizing insurance assets to address the myriad liabilities and challenges presented by a dynamic landscape of extraordinary, changing, and emerging risks, including cyber risk. I am delighted to join Cohen & Grigsby.”

Ms. Anderson graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1994 and received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1998. She serves as co-chair of the ABA Section of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee’s Cyber Risk & Data Privacy Subcommittee and on the ABA’s Tort and Insurance Practice Section’s Cybersecurity Task Force.


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