Sean J. Bowen Associate



Sean Bowen advises clients on cybersecurity and data privacy breach response following a cybersecurity incident, assesses overall risk and compliance, and helps to remediate cybersecurity issues. Sean also manages communications with state, federal and international regulators, and represents clients in connection with government investigations that arise out of cybersecurity issues.

Additionally, Sean is well versed in health care and HIPAA compliance, GDPR and Payment Card Industry Security Standards.

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Sean handled Medicaid and Health Insurance Marketplace compliance matters for Centene Corporation, a Fortune 50 health insurance company. Sean also was a prosecutor and defense litigation attorney at the New York City Law Department, where he conducted several trials and hearings, and was a member of the Family Court Division's Special Victims Unit.

Areas of Focus

Data Breach & Privacy Incident Response
Sean is part of a firm-wide team of trained attorneys who provide 24/7 breach response services for companies in the United States and Canada. Sean provides advice to clients in a wide range of industries, including health care, retail, technology, insurance and professional services. He also helps triage incidents and breaches involving personally identifiable information (PII) or protected health information (PHI), including notification and compliance obligations. Sean works with forensic investigators to find the root cause of an issue and prevent future incidents.