Desiree F. Moore, Partner and Director of Professional Development
K&L Gates LLP
Desiree F. Moore is a litigation partner and founding member and co-lead of the firm’s Digital Crisis Planning & Response (DCPR) client solution. She counsels corporations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, sports leagues, and high-profile individuals in proactively planning for and effectively managing crises of varying magnitudes, including data breach, online defamation, harassment, and impersonation, university and other education scandals, celebrity disgrace events, key person transitions and investigations, leaked confidential and proprietary information, and more. Her work balances the considerations of a public-facing crisis with smart and prudent legal action. Desiree has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and more on behalf of clients who are navigating high-pressure situations.
John J. Rolecki, CIPP/US, Partner
John is a data privacy and litigation attorney in the Grand Rapids office of Varnum LLP. John holds a CIPP/US certification and frequently advises leading technology companies on identifying strategies for compliance with various complex regulatory structures throughout the country. John’s counsel includes identifying solutions to issues arising from the intersection of emerging technologies and established regulatory frameworks. He also helps clients navigate investigations and disputes that arise in connection with regulators in addition to general business matters.
Paul Moura, Attorney
Paul is a litigator and counselor representing clients from coast-to-coast and globally to find innovative solutions to business disputes, cybersecurity risk management issues and high-stakes insurance coverage claims. Along with his diversified practice in trial and appellate litigation and arbitration, Paul also works with emerging companies, insurtech ventures, consumer product manufacturers, life sciences and biotech firms, retailers, media companies and multinational brands to identify and mitigate risks associated with cyber events, business crises and deals.
Paul is advising clients facing insurance coverage disputes and related consumer claims stemming from cybersecurity incidents, regulatory investigations, intellectual property infringement, monetary and digital asset theft, business interruption losses, consumer class actions, sexual abuse claims, property damage, accusations of unfair competition, privacy violations and other risks insured by domestic and international coverages.