|Contact Info||Telephone: 914.872.7839|
|University ||Colgate University, B.A., 2004; Quinnipiac University School of Business, M.B.A., 2007|
|Law School||Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., 2007|
|Admitted||2008, New York and Connecticut; 2009, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York|
Memberships & Affiliations
Sedona Conference Working Group 1: Electronic Document Retention & Production
Sedona Conference Working Group 11: Data Security and Privacy Liability
Gregory Bautista focuses his practice on complex litigation involving professional liability, particularly in the accounting field. Greg provides comprehensive legal services to accountants and related professionals, including business managers and consultants. He offers advice and representation in connection with litigation, risk management, regulatory investigations, commercial negotiations, and partnership and practice issues.
Greg provides his clients with knowledge and guidance on information governance and e-discovery matters, including case- and client-specific advice about meeting preservation obligations as well as “meet and confer” obligations and addressing e-discovery matters with the court. Greg also delivers cost-efficient strategies for data preservation, collection, review and production and helps clients develop and implement document retention policies and practices.
Greg is a member of Wilson Elser’s Data Privacy & Security breach response team, effectively and efficiently handling data breaches while protecting clients’ reputations. Greg has handled breaches for small and large organizations, including professional services firms, educational institutions, public utilities and not-for-profit organizations. He advises clients on data privacy and security risks and assists them in developing privacy policies and breach response plans.
•California Amends Law to Expand Businesses’ Obligations in the Wake of a Data Breach
Amendment to California’s Privacy and Breach Law
December 9, 2014
On January 1, 2015, an amendment to California’s privacy and breach law goes into effect that may have a significant impact on the way entities respond to data breaches. In advance of the law’s effective date, in addition to evaluating their information security protocols and policies, entities that possess the personal information of California residents should review their insurance policies, first to make sure they have cyber insurance that provides data breach coverage, and second to determine if their policies will cover the potentially significant cost associated with notification and identity protection or mitigation services.
•Have You Upgraded Your XP Yet?
Have You Upgraded Your XP Yet?
July 15, 2014
In April, Microsoft ended support for Windows XP Professional for embedded systems. As the saying goes, “a chain is only as strong as the weakest link” and even a single Windows XP computer could provide a potential intruder with a “window” into your network environment.
•2014 ESI Case Law Update
Wilson Elser's 2014 ESI Case Law Update is ready for review. The ESI Caes Law Update recaps those ESI cases that will likely have the greatest impact on you, your business and how you prepare for and defend civil litigation.
•NY First Department: Responding Party to Bear Cost of Answering Discovery Requests for Physical/Electronic Documents
March 15, 2012
Although the standard requiring that the party responding to a request from an adversary for electronically stored information (ESI) bear its own costs in doing so has been in place in the vast majority of states for some time, a New York appellate court for the first time has issued a decision that provides a definitive ruling on the issue.
•New York-Las Vegas Team Prevail in Securities Fraud Case
October 17, 2013
•Accountants Team Scores Victory in Defending Securities Fraud Claim Involving China-Based Company
August 9, 2013
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California Amends Law to Expand Businesses’ Obligations in the Wake of a Data Breach
Gregory Bautista,Donald P. Sullivan,Melissa K. Ventrone, February 16, 2015
Entities that own, license or maintain personally identifiable information on California residents beware - on January 1, 2015, an amendment to California’s privacy and breach law goes into effect that may have a significant impact on the way entities respond to data breaches. Starting in...
Have You Upgraded Your XP Yet?
Gregory Bautista,Melissa K. Ventrone, July 19, 2014
Microsoft officially ended support for Windows XP in April 2014, but not everyone has made the decision to upgrade their operating systems. By choosing to stick with Windows XP, users may be leaving themselves vulnerable to security risks that would not be present if a different operating system...
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