Shawndra Jones Quoted in “3 Takeaways from NYSBA’s 2019 Tech Summit”

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Shawndra G. Jones, Senior Counsel in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in Law.com Legal Tech News, in “3 Takeaways from NYSBA’s 2019 Tech Summit,” by Rhys Dipshan.

Following is an excerpt:

Here’s a wrap-up of the best insights from the first day of the New York State Bar Association 2019 Tech Summit. ...

The first day of the New York State Bar Association 2019 Tech Summit included sessions on topics that spanned the gambit from the ways cybercriminals operate, simple solutions that firms can use to protect themselves from cyberthreats, and how to approach new forms of digital evidence.

While several sessions aimed to educate attorneys on today’s tech and regulatory landscape, there were also many insights that would surprise even the most well-versed tech lawyer. Here are three highlights from the day one of the conference: …

What Attorneys Need to Hear About Smart Speaker Data …

Shawndra Jones, Senior Counsel in the Employment, Labor and Workforce Management practice at Epstein Becker & Green, noted that in the 2018 New Hampshire v. Verrill case, a state court ruled that the defendant “didn’t have standing to object to that motion to search.” …

Still, going through tech companies to obtain smart speaker data is no walk in the park. Jones noted the tech companies that maintain such data can object to motions to search under privacy and First Amendment grounds …