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Marc Lombardi is chair of Shipman’s Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Innovation Practice Group. With more than 20 years of privacy law experience, Marc provides clients strategic business consulting on all aspects of information policy including privacy, cybersecurity, data incident response and data asset management. As a former software architect, Marc uses first-hand technical knowledge to resolve some of his clients’ most thorny problems and important concerns.

As employers explore new ways to store and process biometric employee information, a new decision by the Illinois Supreme Court should cause them to exercise extreme caution when doing so. 

The case, Cothron v. White Castle, relates to a federal class action law suit raising issues under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).