New York, NY – July 30, 2012
Stroz Friedberg LLC, a global digital risk management and investigations firm, announced that Chad M. Pinson has been named Managing Director. Based in the firm’s Dallas office, Mr. Pinson joins Stroz Friedberg from Baker Botts where he developed a national litigation practice litigating and advising clients in privacy, data security, data breach, data access, identity theft, e-commerce, class action, class arbitration, consumer, credit, deceptive trade practices, fraud, and banking and financial transaction matters. Mr. Pinson has handled a variety of complex matters in courts across the country, appearing in federal or state courts in 25 different states, as well as multiple arbitration forums.
“Escalating cyber threats and related privacy issues have forced senior corporate executives and their legal advisors to begin focusing on solutions that are adaptable to a rapidly changing marketplace,” said Eric Friedberg, Co-President of Stroz Friedberg. “Chad’s expertise fits perfectly with Stroz Friedberg’s leading capabilities in helping solve our clients’ data security and privacy matters. His established track record as a trusted advisor to organizations big and small also meshes with our firm’s approach to client service.” Erin Nealy Cox, Stroz Friedberg Executive Managing Director who oversees the firm’s Dallas office, added: “Chad is a leader in his field and acquiring such best-in-class talent strengthens our commitment to helping the Southwest region better respond to the realities of conducing business in a complete digital environment.”
Mr. Pinson, Chairman of the State Bar of Texas, Privacy & Data Security Committee, regularly speaks and publishes on subjects such as privacy, data breach, cyber security, and class actions. He received his J.D. with honors from Duke University School of Law and earned a B.B.A. with honors from the University of Texas.