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SCAHRM November Webinar

November 10, 2022 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

$20 – $35

Is Your Organization Data-Ready for 2023?  Data Privacy Developments and Cyber Incident Preparedness for Healthcare Organizations

with Guest Speakers James Melendres & Emily Parker
Partners, Co-Chairs – Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Privacy Practice
Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

As law firms and healthcare organizations know, laws regarding the use, disclosure, and safeguarding of personal health information continue to change and evolve at a rapid pace.  The session will address general themes in U.S. privacy law, current developments, key compliance obligations, and what future changes may be on the horizon.  It will also offer practical cybersecurity incident response preparedness steps healthcare organization can implement now to mitigate technical and legal risk in connection with the inevitable cyber incident.


  1. Understand California Consumer Privacy Act/ California Privacy Rights Act requirements.
  2. Understand related state consumer privacy requirements.
  3. Understand practical cybersecurity incident response preparedness steps.


This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of BRN continuing education credit. MCLE and ASHRM have been applied for and are pending.

About the Speakers

James Melendres co-chairs the Investigations, Government Enforcement and White Collar Protection practice and Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Privacy practice. He regularly conducts internal investigations and represents companies in a wide variety of matters relating to federal and state criminal, civil and regulatory enforcement. James also advises companies regarding the full life cycle of enterprise risks associated with cybersecurity, including before, during and after a data breach or other cyber-attack.

James further assists clients in developing and implementing crisis management and public relations strategies. He has appeared on CBS, CNBC and MSNBC and been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, among other publications.

Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, James served as a federal prosecutor and led high-profile and complex matters, including the prosecutions of former Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus and the leader of the Tijuana Cartel. He also served in the leadership offices at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and in his role as counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, James helped manage the DOJ National Security Division and counseled senior DOJ officials on a wide variety of matters – from high-profile cyber investigations and related litigation to the strategic use of trade sanctions to counter cyber-related national security threats.

Emily Parker is a member of the commercial litigation practice group, with a focus on intellectual property and cybersecurity. Her case experience includes trademark infringement, copyright infringement, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, tortious interference, fraud, misrepresentation, breach of contract, and other related matters. 


November 10, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
$20 – $35
$20 – $35
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