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Sara Beth A. R. Kohut

Counsel, CIPP/US
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Sara Beth’s practice focuses on representing and advising the legal representatives for future claimants in connection with more than a dozen mass tort chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and post-bankruptcy personal injury claim settlement trusts. Jurisdictions for such matters include the U.S. Bankruptcy and District Courts in Delaware, the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the Southern District of New York, as well as the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In addition, she serves as counsel to an asbestos personal injury claims settlement trust.

As co-chair of Young Conaway’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection practice team, Sara Beth assists clients with developing policies and strategies for the protection of confidential and sensitive data. She has advised clients with respect to website terms of use, privacy policies, incident-response plans, legal compliance, security audits, data retention, and vendor contracts.

Sara Beth’s experience also includes advising clients on the selection and protection of, and transactions involving, intellectual property assets, such as copyrights, trademarks, domain names, and trade secrets. She also has litigated matters involving intellectual property rights, including claims alleging infringement, invalidity and unenforceability of trademarks, domain names, and patents; theft of trade secrets; trademark dilution; unfair competition; and deceptive trade practices. In addition, she has represented national and local businesses in corporate and commercial issues in the federal and state courts of Delaware.

Distinctions

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association  
  • American Bankruptcy Institute 
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Vice Chair of E-Discovery and Technology Law Section
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • ABA Business Law Section’s Cyberspace Law Committee