Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Professional Liability

Our attorneys have represented virtually every type of professional in malpractice and disciplinary hearings across New York, and beyond. The professionals we represent include accountants, attorneys, architects, engineers, insurance agents, corporate directors and officers, as well as the full range of health care providers, including medical doctors of all specialties, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, chiropractors, podiatrists, physical therapists, diagnostic providers, home health care agencies, nursing homes and hospitals.

Our attorneys have litigated, and tried to verdict with success, claims against professionals in state and federal courts. We have also represented professionals before The New York State Board of Regents, the Office of Professional Discipline, the Board of Professional Medical Conduct, the Insurance Department, Accreditation Boards of Health Care Providers and Insurers, as well as a wide array of regulatory agencies in the State of New York.

Members of the practice are designated panel counsel for a variety of prominent insurance companies who insure professionals. In addition, members of the Professional Liability Practice Area represent a large, publicly traded, medical diagnostic company, handling its professional liability claims throughout the Northeast.

Cyber Security

Barclay Damon’s experienced, multi-disciplinary team of attorneys provides clients with sound counsel on the legal issues concerning cyber security, privacy and data protection.

There is no question that data is a strategic asset for any company and commitments relating to its use, sharing, or acquisition can have a long-term impact on a company’s business. At Barclay Damon, we are focused on protecting businesses in a digital world. Our attorneys represent clients in investigation, crisis response to data breach incidents, litigation, government relations, and transactions.

Barclay Damon offers its clients practical guidance across the spectrum of cyber risks, drawing on the deep experience of many of its lawyers whose backgrounds allow Barclay Damon to assist clients to keep up with the critical and fast-changing data protection laws.

In addition, we assist clients in addressing the myriad of workplace privacy issues, including employee data breach response, employee surveillance, data privacy policies, privacy issues arising from the use of technology and unique data transfer issues for employees.

As cyber security, privacy, and data protection laws evolve, through cyber-protection planning, data breach coaching, and defense of clients’ interests in court – our objective is to assist our clients in preparing for and reducing data and security related risks.