Mark E. Schreiber's practice is in management defense of privacy, employment, and compliance matters, including internal company investigations involving data breaches, health care, anti-kickback, alleged fraud, financial improprieties, and other misconduct. He advises boards and special board committees on these matters.
He is the Chair of the Firm's Privacy and Data Protection Group Steering Committee and also Chair for Privacy Matters of the World Law Group , an international affiliation of 52 large law firms in some 65 countries. Mr. Schreiber was the recipient of the 2012 World Law Group Practice/Industry Group Leader of the Year Award in recognition of his privacy work. Edwards Wildman's Privacy & Data Protection Group is nationally recognized in the 2014 US Legal 500 and the 2014 Chambers & Partners USA Guide.
He helped found and was Co-Chair of the Boston Bar Association's Privacy Committee. He has defended innumerable wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, privacy, employment contract, non-competition, and defamation matters at all levels, including in the trial and appellate courts. Mr. Schreiber has litigated, written and lectured extensively on employment and privacy law in Massachusetts, and is credited by some with having helped develop the recent jurisprudence in this field. He co-chaired the Massachusetts Bar Association Subcommittee that assisted the MCAD in drafting its widely recognized Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Guidelines. Mr. Schreiber was invited to speak to the Massachusetts Flaschner Judges Conference in 2004 on jury instructions and developments in employment law. He has authored a number of important articles, including employer monitoring of e-mail and Internet traffic, investigating and defending sexual harassment claims, employment discrimination law, wrongful termination claims, non-competition agreements, customer stealing, theft of confidential information, and physician employment problems. His articles have been cited by the Mass. Supreme Judicial Court and elsewhere. He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America (Labor and Employment Law Section) and has been for over 25 years, Massachusetts Super Lawyers (Employment Defense) and Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition (Employment Litigation: Defense). In 2011, 2012 and 2013, Mr. Schreiber was listed in The International Who's Who of Internet, e-Commerce & Data Protection Lawyers.
He is frequently invited to speak on data breach strategy, related defense litigation options, multi-national hotline program design, overlapping data protection compliance in other countries, and other privacy topics. He has given presentations on these subjects to numerous organizations in the United States and elsewhere, including in London, Dublin, Helsinki, Trier (Germany), Vienna, Zurich, Stockholm, Oslo, Santiago (Chile), Buenos Aires, Athens, Istanbul, and Moscow.
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Before Edwards Wildman
From 1975-79, Mr. Schreiber was the chief trial lawyer for the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. He was invited to speak to the Massachusetts Superior Court Judges Conference in 1989 on employment law developments. He also contributed to MCLE's Employment Documents (Liebowitz, ed. 1998), and A Judicial Guide to Labor and Employment Law, (Walsh, ed. 1990), produced by the Flaschner Judicial Institute, a widely recognized Massachusetts text in this field.
Writing for Law360, Ellen Giblin, Mark Schreiber and Tom Smedinghoff Analyze New California Data Breach Rules
October 22, 2014
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - New California Requirements Shake Up Breach Notification and Data Safeguards
NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum
October 8-9, 2014 event
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - FDA: Industry Must Address Cybersecurity Risks for Medical Devices.
Writing for Law360, Edwards Wildman Quartet Analyzes What Makes Florida's New Data Breach Law Unique
July 1, 2014
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory: Microsoft and Other Major Technology Companies Push Back Against Warrant to Access Data Held on Foreign Servers
June 26, 2014
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - Major Amendments to Florida Breach Notification Statute: Unique Requirements and Short Deadlines Take Effect July 1
2014 NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum
June 11-13, 2014 event
Everyone's Nightmare: Privacy and Data Breach Risks
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory: Class Dismissed: ZIP Code Collection Lawsuit in D.C.
Edwards Wildman's Mark Schreiber Comments on Preparing for a Data Breach in Advisen's Cyber Risk Network
October 17, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Mark Schreiber Weighs In on Implementing Real Time CRM in Customer Experience Report
September 2, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Mark Schreiber Discusses Cybersecurity Easing Its Way into M&A Due Diligence in Advisen
August 28, 2014
Legal 500 US 2014 Recognizes Edwards Wildman in Four Categories
June 27, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Mark Schreiber Comments on the SEC Commissioner's Cybersecurity Concerns in Law360
June 17, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Mark Schreiber Breaks Down the White House Big Data and Privacy Report in Fortune
May 16, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Mark Schreiber Analyzes Privacy Recommendations in a White House Report in Law360
May 6, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Mark Schreiber Tells Law360 that Hulu Decision is 'Important Step in the Emerging Definitions and Scope of Personal Information'
May 1, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Mark Schreiber Outlines How To Avoid the SEC's Coming Cybersecurity Crackdown in Law360
April 18, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Mark Schreiber Comments on the EU, APEC Taking Steps Toward Consistency In Privacy Regs in Law360
March 12, 2014