The firm's managing attorney, Mr. Hopkins focuses his practice on cybercrime, cybersecurity, defamation, invasion of privacy, and trade secrets litigation. He represents plaintiffs and defendants.
He represents plaintiffs whose reputations, careers, brands, or goodwill were harmed due to false or misleading statements; private or corporate data or information were accessed without authorization; personality, publicity, or privacy rights were infringed or violated; or income or profits were diminished due to violations of computer crime or racketeering laws.
He represents private individual defendants and small business defendants who have been sued by other individuals or small businesses for defamation or invasion of privacy.
He advises attorneys nationwide on dignitary tort litigation strategies, such as ways to assert and prove statutory and common law defenses to defamation, injurious falsehood, invasion of privacy, and right of publicity claims and ways to disprove and defeat questionable or frivolous constitutional defenses, privilege defenses, truth defenses, personal jurisdiction defenses, or 47 U.S.C. § 230 defenses at the motion to dismiss and motion for summary judgment stages of litigation.
He consults on corporate espionage, data breach, information security negligence, and identity theft claims arising from conduct that 18 U.S.C. §§ 1030, 2511, or 2701 and state computer crime, data security, extortion, identity theft, privacy, and racketeering laws prohibit.
He advises private companies on their privacy programs and information security programs, helping them analyze the data breach and litigation risks to which their privacy and information security practices expose them.
Arizona and Colorado
U. S. District Courts for Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico
U. S. Courts of Appeals for the 9th and 10th Circuits
U. S. Supreme Court
Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP)
Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)
Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)
Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US)
Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S. Government (CIPP/G)
Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)
Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C)