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Brian Wheelin is a member of the firm's Business Litigation Group, where he focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including privacy and cybersecurity matters.

Brian has first-chaired cases to verdict as well as argued appeals before the United States Second Circuit and state appellate courts in Connecticut and New York. He represents both individuals and companies in commercial litigation matters encompassing business torts, contract breaches, and disputes related to employment, real estate, and intellectual property.

Brian serves on the firm's Electronic Discovery Committee. Read his full bio here.

On July 10, 2015, Governor Malloy signed into law Special Act No. 15-21 – An Act Establishing Strategic Partnerships in Cybersecurity. The Connecticut legislation directs the Department of Labor, in conjunction with the Department of Economic and Community Development, to conduct an analysis of the state’s cybersecurity sector. Specific objectives expressly required to be included

On February 4, 2015, health insurer Anthem disclosed a data breach affecting the personal and financial information of up to eighty million Anthem members throughout the United States.  Beginning the very next day, class action lawsuits began to be filed alleging a variety of missteps by Anthem, including a failure to encrypt personal information, delays