Thompson Hine Partner Recognized as Leader in Privacy and Data Security

Thomas F. Zych Ranked in Chambers Global

Date: April 27, 2011

Thompson Hine LLP partner Thomas F. Zych has been named among the top lawyers in the United States in the area of privacy and data security in the 2011 edition of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business. This is the third year Zych has been recognized by the publication for his domestic and international privacy and data security practice.

Zych chairs the firm's Emerging Technologies practice and leads its Privacy & Information Security team. With more than 25 years' experience in a wide range of intellectual property, consumer protection, competition and antitrust matters, he represents a full range of business enterprises in their privacy and data security operations and provides strategic counseling to both mature and early-stage technology ventures. He also has considerable experience in trade secret litigation and counseling; patent, trademark and copyright litigation; intellectual property transactions including joint ventures, development agreements and licensing transactions; corporate internal investigations; merger and acquisition counseling; antitrust criminal investigations; and antitrust civil litigation.

"It's gratifying to again be acknowledged in Chambers Global," said Zych. "I share this recognition with our entire Privacy & Information Security team, which is committed to helping our clients manage their use of business data in today's globally connected economy while complying with privacy and data security laws."

Chambers and Partners researches the legal markets of more than 180 countries, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms worldwide through in-depth interviews with lawyers and their clients to compile its independent and objective rankings.