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Brad C. Moody, JD, CIPP/US, CIPP/C

Brad C. Moody, JD, CIPP/US, CIPP/C

Partner, Co-Chair, Data Breach Response Practice

106 S. President Street
Suite 400
Jackson, MS 39201
Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
brad.moody@nelsonmullins.com
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Brad counsels clients in responses to cybersecurity and other data incidents and provides guidance in ensuing governmental investigations and actions. He has extensive experience across a broad range of cyber incidents, including ransomware attacks, network intrusions, business email compromises, and denial of service attacks, affecting a multitude of industries, including the healthcare, retail, automotive, manufacturing,...

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Brad counsels clients in responses to cybersecurity and other data incidents and provides guidance in ensuing governmental investigations and actions. He has extensive experience across a broad range of cyber incidents, including ransomware attacks, network intrusions, business email compromises, and denial of service attacks, affecting a multitude of industries, including the healthcare, retail, automotive, manufacturing, information technology, and education sectors. In addition to his incident response practice, Brad assists businesses with risk mitigation against potential cyber events by formulating company and industry-specific policies and procedures and incident response plans, and he counsels clients in compliance with federal, state, and international privacy and security laws. Brad also has extensive litigation experience with defending healthcare providers and litigating various types of commercial disputes. 

Brad C. Moody, JD, CIPP/US, CIPP/C

information technology, and education sectors. In addition to his incident response practice, Brad assists businesses with risk mitigation against potential cyber events by formulating company and industry-specific policies and procedures and incident response plans, and he counsels clients in compliance with federal, state, and international privacy and security laws. Brad also has extensive litigation experience with defending healthcare providers and litigating various types of commercial disputes. 

Brad counsels clients in responses to cybersecurity and other data incidents and provides guidance in ensuing governmental investigations and actions. He has extensive experience across a broad range of cyber incidents, including ransomware attacks, network intrusions, business email compromises, and denial of service attacks, affecting a multitude of industries, including the healthcare, retail, automotive, manufacturing,... information technology, and education sectors. In addition to his incident response practice, Brad assists businesses with risk mitigation against potential cyber events by formulating company and industry-specific policies and procedures and incident response plans, and he counsels clients in compliance with federal, state, and international privacy and security laws. Brad also has extensive litigation experience with defending healthcare providers and litigating various types of commercial disputes. 

Experience

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Experience

  • Regularly guides private and publicly held companies through responses to cyberattacks, which includes working with forensics teams to determine scope of incidents, advising clients on reporting obligations to state and federal authorities, and preparing consumer notifications and notices to regulatory agencies and numerous attorneys general
  • Has defended numerous pending governmental investigations of data security incidents
  • Successfully defended numerous privacy/security investigations by the Office for Civil Rights and various state attorneys general following data privacy breaches
  • Defended nationwide manufacturer and seller in class action lawsuits involving claims of fraud, breach of warranty, violations of Truth in Lending Act, and Telephone Consumer Protection Act
  • Obtained the dismissal of construction defect claims brought against a general contractor
  • Obtained the dismissal of the plaintiff's Chinese drywall claims brought against a construction company
  • Won defense award in arbitration of nursing home neglect and wrongful death case where plaintiff claimed family member died from multiple falls at facility
  • Obtained favorable settlements for several companies after working with a computer forensics expert to develop evidence of trade secret theft by former executives and sales representatives
  • Obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of a major ATM manufacturer to prevent the use and dissemination of trade secrets by former executives of the company
  • Won a directed verdict and dismissal at trial on behalf of a long-term care provider in a stage IV ulcer and wrongful death lawsuit

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, JD, cum laude (2004)
    • Associate Articles Editor, Mississippi Law Journal
  • The University of Alabama, BS, Accounting, cum laude (2001)

Admissions

  • Not Admitted in Georgia
  • Mississippi
  • Alabama

Clerkships

  • Law clerk, The Honorable David C. Bramlette III, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi

Practice Areas

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  • Member, The Mississippi Bar
  • Member, Alabama State Bar
  • Former Director, Capital Area Bar Association
  • Former Director and Treasurer, Jackson Young Lawyers
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