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Pastore & Dailey adds Cybersecurity Authority as Partner

Published: November 14, 2016

Pastore & Dailey is pleased to announce the addition of John R. (“Jack”) Hewitt as Partner in the Firm.  Mr. Hewitt is recognized as one of the nations leading attorneys in cyber law and cyber security compliance issues.  He has advised firms on their development of information security programs and has guided them through cyber incidents and regulatory inquiries.  Mr. Hewitt regularly conducts cybersecurity audits for broker-dealers and investment advisers, and was the SEC appointed independent outside consultant in the first major SEC cybersecurity enforcement action.  Mr. Hewitt brings to the Firm his extensive experience in securities regulation including his tenure as an Ohio Assistant Attorney General and senior prosecutor for the Ohio Division of Securities, followed by his role as a Senior Counsel in the SEC’s Enforcement Division in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Hewitt has been partner and counsel at several of the country’s top law firms including Mayer Brown LLP, McCarter & English and Kelley Drye & Warren.  Mr. Hewitt’s experience compliment’s Pastore & Dailey’s leading role in the securities and banking field, adding to the roster that includes attorneys recognized as top securities litigators, former Wall Street general counsels, attorneys recognized as leaders in consumer finance litigation, NYSE staff attorneys and the former Secretary of State for Connecticut and U.S. Senate candidate. For more information please view Mr. Hewitt’s full bio.