Articles Posted in Recognition

LOS ANGELES—Michael A. Gold, co-chair of the Cybersecurity & Privacy Group at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM), was recently named by the Daily Journal as one of California’s Top 20 Cyber – Artificial Intelligence lawyers.

In the Daily Journal’s profile, Gold discussed the disconnect that may occur between technology staff and corporate executives in developing and implementing cybersecurity measures within an organization. Describing his role in bridging the divide, Gold explained: “I develop a presentation to the ultimate business decision makers that addresses the organization’s cyber threats. Then I’ll analyze the urgency and needs. At that point, we talk about options.”


About JMBM’s Cybersecurity & Privacy Group
JMBM’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Group provides businesses with comprehensive coverage of all substantive areas of data security and privacy, including information technology, financial, health, employment and personal privacy, litigation, and technology transactions. Contact Michael A. Gold,

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LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that Michael A. Gold, co-chair of JMBM’s Cybersecurity & Privacy Group and co-author of the Cybersecurity Lawyer Forum, has been nominated by the Los Angeles Business Journal as a “Leader in Law” in the area of Cybersecurity.

“From the time the Internet began to play a role in doing business, I have been helping clients protect critical data and comply with privacy laws,” said Gold. “The complexity of cybersecurity issues is ever expanding, creating challenges for businesses and interesting work for their lawyers. I am grateful that the Los Angeles Business Journal has recognized cybersecurity as an important area of legal practice, and that I have been nominated for this prestigious award.”

Gold counsels businesses with respect to data breach responses and investigations, crisis management, development of computer-based information retention systems, forensic investigations of computer systems, and computer and internet privacy matters. He also assists businesses in developing and implementing information management and governance best practices and developing policies and compliance structures for protecting personal and company information. Continue reading