John Scordo is a partner in the firm’s Newark office and focuses his practice on data privacy and protection, insurance coverage, and complex commercial litigation. He counsels clients on data privacy and protection, best practices, breach preparation and response, and post-breach regulatory liability and litigation.
He has extensive experience in the handling of litigation and the negotiation of claims/coverages under all types of insurance, including data breach liability, first-party network security, general and professional liability, directors and officers (D&O), property/business interruption, fidelity, errors and omissions (E&O), title/closing protection, cargo, environmental impairment, excess/umbrella, securities form J, Side A DIC, life/accident, aviation, secured creditor impaired property, media/publishers, employment practices, health and group benefits, ERISA/fiduciary, and workers’ compensation/employers’ liability.
He is a commercial arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and is well versed in the numerous data security and insurance coverage issues impacting the financial services industry. Mr. Scordo has also represented both purchasers and suppliers in disputes involving large commercial supply contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), and defendants in personal injury/mass tort cases.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Scordo was a partner at a New Jersey law firm. He focused his practice on insurance, data privacy and protection, commercial disputes, mass tort, and securities.