Leighton B. Allen Associate




Leighton Allen handles breach response and other sensitive situations arising from the misuse of computers and related technology. He follows a process designed to immediately contain exposure, including conducting forensic analysis, deploying experts specially chosen to enhance protection of privileged and confidential communications. Results guide the implementation of measures designed to comply with legal obligations and prevent additional data intrusion. 

Leighton takes proactive steps designed to prevent or forestall cyber-events, taking into account all manner of actors, including nation-states, criminal entities, terrorists, “hacktivists” and well-meaning employees. He carefully monitors trends and changes to cyber “attack vectors,” including social engineering, helping to ensure clients’ risk management guidelines are up to date, practical and effective.