Scott T Lashway

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Scott T. Lashway is a disputes and investigations partner and co-chair of Holland & Knight's Cybersecurity, Data Breach and Privacy Team. Mr. Lashway is a member of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice and is based in the Boston office.

He represents and counsels clients on their most complex business disputes and class actions, internal investigations and government enforcement matters, as well as advises on critical legal and compliance risks. Mr. Lashway has a particular focus on matters involving the intersection of law and technology, with an emphasis on cybersecurity, data privacy, technology-focused litigation, and allegations of misappropriation of proprietary data and unauthorized access to data or computing systems. Mr. Lashway has significant experience conducting investigations and counseling on incident response for clients having to confront the world's most sophisticated cyberattacks, and he represents clients in related litigation. His clients are in an array of industries, including financial services and insurance, technology, life sciences, intelligence, transportation, education, and gaming.

Mr. Lashway represents clients before various state and federal regulators, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Department of Justice (DOJ), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), state attorneys general, the New York Department of Financial Services, and the Federal Trade Commission. Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Lashway served as senior in-house counsel and head of investigations for a Fortune 100 global financial services company, where he was responsible for the company's complex disputes and its investigation matters and risk. Mr. Lashway's substantial in-house experience provides him with a practical, real-world perspective on the needs of his clients from which he delivers committed, business-focused and efficient client services.


  • New England Legal Foundation, Advisory Council, Board Member, 2015-2016