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Cameron G. Shilling headshot
900 Elm Street
10th Floor
Manchester, NH 03101
300 TradeCenter
Suite 7000
Woburn, MA 01801
Tel: 603 628 1351
Cell: 603 289 6806

Cameron G. Shilling

Director, Litigation Department & Chair of Privacy and Data Security

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Biography

Cameron is a Director in our Litigation Department, and Chair of our Privacy and Data Security Group.  In his 20 plus years as a lawyer, Cameron has managed, litigated and resolved numerous commercial matters involving data security, technology, business, and employment issues in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New England, and around the country.  His education and depth of legal experience, as well as his professional interests and passions, are strengths that Cameron leverages to provide the highest quality counseling and litigation services to clients.

Drawing on a career of deep experiences with complex commercial litigation, Cameron has particular expertise in certain business, technology and employment litigation.  He is adept at disputes concerning misappropriation of trade secrets, and breaches of non-competition and non-disclosure agreements.  Likewise, cases involving corporate and shareholder disputes, breaches of the duty of loyalty, and unfair competition are areas in which he excels.  Cameron’s aptitudes with technology and commercial litigation also have enabled him to develop an extensive body of knowledge and skill with litigation technology, forensics, and electronic discovery.

Combining his business, technology and employment interests, Cameron has developed a depth and breadth of experience in privacy and data security.  His résumé includes managing numerous data security audits, preparing and implementing written security policies, training executives, managers, and employees in data security, auditing, preparing and implementing data security agreements with vendors and business associates, addressing a wide variety of day-to-day security issues, and investigating and remediating many security breaches.  Cameron has dealt with these issues under a range of state and federal laws, including the Gramm-Leach-Blilely Act (GLB), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), the Massachusetts and California data security regulations, and a number of other state data security and breach notification laws.

Data privacy is another focus of Cameron’s practice, including creating and implementing privacy policies, terms of use agreements, information use and social media policies, advising clients about workplace privacy, social media, and consumer privacy, and handling data privacy claims asserted against companies.  He has dealt with these issues under numerous applicable laws, including the Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), United States and Canadian CAN-SPAM and anti-spam laws, Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), Stored Communications Act (SCA), Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), Massachusetts privacy act,, California Online Privacy Protection Art (CalOPPA)state wiretap laws, and a variety of other state and federal privacy laws.

Cameron received a J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1995, and a B.A. from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon in 1992, with honors in Business and in Psychology.  While in law school, he interned for United States District Court Judge Royce Lamberth in Washington, D.C.

Areas of Focus

  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Business Litigation
  • Labor & Employment Law

Admissions

 

  • New Hampshire Supreme Court – New Hampshire Bar
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court – Massachusetts Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court in New Hampshire
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New Hampshire
  • U.S. District Court in Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court in Connecticut (pro hac)
  • U.S. District Court in New Jersey (pro hac)
  • U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York (pro hac)
  • U.S. District Court in the Northern District of New York (pro hac)
  • U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Ohio (pro hac)
  • U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan (pro hac)
  • U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of North Carolina (pro hac)
  • U.S. District Court in the Middle District of Florida (pro hac)
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Connecticut Superior Court (pro hac)
  • New York Supreme Court, Trial Division (pro hac)
  • Missouri Circuit Court (pro hac)
  • Texas District Court (pro hac)

 

 

 

Involvement

 

Legal Recognitions and Positions
  • Best Lawyers in America (2013-present)
  • Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers (2008-present)
  • SuperLawyers (New Hampshire, New England, Corporate Counsel) (2007-present)
  • Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (2010-present)
  • Daniel Webster Inn of Court, Executive Director (2009-2016)
  • N.H. Bar Association, Business Litigation Section, President (2011-2013)
  • Granite State Human Resources Association, Program Chair (2009-2010)
  • N.H. Bar Association, Employment Law Section, President (2006-2008)
  • Seacoast Human Resources Association, Legislative Chair (2005-2010)
  • American Bar Association, Chair of Sub-Committee on Trade Secret and Non-Competition Agreement Litigation (2004-2008)
  • Martindale-Hubbell, BV Peer Review Rated (2000-present)
Business Recognitions and Positions
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (2016-present)
  • North Shore Technology Council (2010-present)
  • New Hampshire High Technology Council (2010-present)
  • Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire, Human Resources Committee (2012-2016)
  • Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Social Media Forum Leader (2012-2016)

 

Interviews and Speaking Engagements

Cybersecurity Today (UNH Manchester, 2/15/2016)

What is the biggest cyber security threat in any business? (WMUR, 11/29/2015)

Articles & Presentations

Written By Cameron

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Practice Areas

The strengths of our practice groups and the industries we serve make McLane Middleton one of the most diverse law firms in New England.

Integrity and trust

At McLane Middleton we establish and maintain long-standing relationships with our clients to help us better achieve their unique goals over time. This approach to building trust requires that our esteemed lawyers and professionals use their broad, in-depth knowledge and work together with integrity to ascertain sound resolutions to legal matters for their clients.

Strength in numbers

McLane Middleton is made up of more than 90 attorneys who represent a broad range of clients throughout the region, delivering customized solutions. As a firm we are recognized as having the highest legal ability rating. The firm is rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as one of the nation's leading law firms in Chambers USA. Our attorneys are distinguished leaders in their respective practice areas.

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McLane Middleton's versatile group of attorneys and paralegals become trusted authorities on each case through collaboration. We work with our clients to learn their individual needs first and foremost and, together, we develop comprehensive solutions to their specific legal matters. This approach helps us exceed our clients' expectations efficiently and effectively, client by client, case by case.

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A history of excellence

McLane Middleton was established in 1919 in New Hampshire, and has five offices across two states. However, deep historical roots don't allow you to become innate. Our firm is organized, technological, and knowledgeable. Our history means we are recognized. But our reputation is built on the highest quality of service and experience in very specific areas of law.

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Our team continuously seeks opportunities to enhance their professional development and put key learnings to action. The pursuit of further insight guides us to volunteer service opportunities, speaking engagements, and teaching roles. Our lawyers are sought after thought leaders across their industries, and recipients of leadership awards throughout the region.