Serrin Turner is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins, where he is a member of the firm’s information law, data privacy and cybersecurity practice, white-collar defence and government investigations practice, and complex commercial litigation practice.
A former federal prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer, Mr Turner represents financial institutions and corporations in complex civil litigation, white-collar criminal defence matters, internal corporate investigations, and crisis-management situations, including data breaches and other cybersecurity incidents.
Prior to joining Latham, Mr Turner served for six years as an Assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he was the Office’s lead cybercrime prosecutor. In that role, Mr Turner handled a wide range of cybercrime investigations and prosecutions, including matters involving computer hacking, data breaches, black-market websites, trafficking in stolen payment card and personal identity information, and money laundering through digital currencies.
Mr Turner’s representative experience includes leading the response to a credit card breach experienced by a national retailer, including overseeing the breach investigation. He has also assisted various companies and financial institutions on responding to data breaches and other cybersecurity incidents, including supervising forensic investigations of the incidents.