Ready Resources in Privacy

Searching for additional resources on privacy-related topics? Take a look at the ABA publications below, and check out the helpful links to websites hosted by the GP|Solo Division, the ABA, and others. To order any of the books listed below, call the ABA Service Center at 800/285-2221 or visit our website at

The Labor and Employment Lawyer's Job: A Survival Guide

By Dipanwita Deb Amar (ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division; 2007; PC 5150307; $59.95; GP|Solo member price $49.95)
This guide gives basic direction on assignments that new labor and employment lawyers are likely to receive.

The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work-Product Doctrine, Fifth Edition

By Edna Selan Epstein (ABA Section of Litigation; 2007; PC 5310363; $195)
This new, two-volume edition includes many more case illustrations and contextual examples, as well as numerous practical tips and guidance.

Attorney-Client Privilege in Civil Litigation, Third Edition

By Vincent S. Walkowiak (ABA Tort Trial and Insur-ance Practice Section; 2004; PC 5190379; $104.95)
This third edition is designed specifically for practitioners and addresses the confidentiality, communications, and ethical problems they face, including a discussion of Sarbanes-Oxley.

Information Security for Lawyers and Law Firms

By Sharon D. Nelson, David K. Isom, and John W. Simek (ABA Section of Science and Technology Law and ABA Law Practice Management Section; 2006; PC 5450043; $79.95)
This book offers valuable guidelines and assistance to bridge the worlds of law and technology on important information on everyday security issues.

International Guide to Cyber Security

By Jody R. Westby (ABA Section of Science and Tech-nology Law; 2004; PC 5450036; $79.95)
By combining the legal, managerial, organizational, and technical considerations associated with cyber security into one resource, this manual explains the areas of overlap and where considerations must fit together.

International Guide to Privacy

By Jody R. Westby (ABA Section of Science and Technology Law; 2004; PC 5450037; $79.95)
This guide is a compendium of information to assist organizations in meeting privacy responsibilities and developing a privacy program.

Sailing in Dangerous Waters: A Director's Guide to Data Governance

BY E. MICHAEL POWER AND ROLAND L. TROPE (ABA Section of Business Law; 2005; PC 5070511; $29.95)
Hostile environments and unforgiving consequences are now the norm for corporations whose success depends on the management and security of their information assets. This concise guidebook outlines threats, legal drivers, and questions to pose management concerning a corporation's data governance efforts.

U.S. Data Breach Notification Law: State by State

By John P. Hutchins (ABA Section of Science and Technology Law; 2007; PC 5450047; $89.95)
This book provides comprehensive guidance to all 29 state (and one local) legislative efforts at breach notification statutes, categorizes the various aspects of such statutes, and specifically describes how each different state deals with each aspect.

GP|Solo Division Links

  • Start and Run a Law Firm Resources page:
  • Technology Resources Page:
  • GPSolo magazine’s December 2005 Technology & Practice Guide issue, "Privacy and Security" (full contents):

Other Links from the ABA and Beyond

  • ABA Legal Technology Resource Center page on Confidentiality and Legal Ethics:
  • Federal Trade Commission's identity theft website:
  • Privacy Rights Clearinghouse:
  • Privacy Spot, a privacy law blog:
  • U.S. Department of Justice website on the Patriot Act:


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