In one of the biggest data breach multi-district litigation (MDL) actions to date, Judge Allison D. Burroughs of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts appointed TZ Partner Andrea R. Gold after interviewing 49 attorneys who applied to serve on various committees for the In Re: MoveIt Customer Data Security Breach Litigation. Ms. Gold was selected as Co-Chair of the Plaintiff Vetting and Discovery committee. The sweeping MDL involves allegations that the Defendants—creators, vendors, and users of Progress Software Company’s MOVEit Transfer and MOVEit Cloud file transfer services –failed to properly secure and safeguard the personally identifying information of tens of millions of consumers, which was compromised by hackers. As Co-Chair of this committee, Ms. Gold will play a crucial role in representing plaintiffs in this complex and high-profile case.
The case is In Re: MoveIt Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, MDL No. 1:23-md-03083-ADB in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.