Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that Ronald I. Raether, Jr. has joined the firm as a partner in the Orange County office and will play a significant role in both the firm’s Cybersecurity, Information Governance and Privacy and Financial Services Litigation practices. He joins the firm from Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L, where he led the Technology Litigation and Information Compliance practice. Raether handles issues at the intersection of business and information technology. He has significant experience in the areas of consumer financial services, federal and state privacy statutes, cyber risk, data security, data breaches, background screening, credit reporting and information governance. He has been involved in seminal litigation addressing compliance with statutes that regulate the use and disclosure of personal information and laws that concern the adequacy of securing against unauthorized access of sensitive data.

Raether has served as national counsel for data aggregators, consumer reporting agencies and other businesses, defending over 50 putative class actions and hundreds of individual privacy cases in more than 30 different states. He also has significant experience representing companies in regulatory investigations, including before the Federal Trade Commission, Office for Civil Rights, and state Attorneys General. Raether speaks regularly and is widely published on topics in areas including privacy, information security, data breach response, and consumer financial services.   To view the full release, please click here.