Douglas Meal


Ropes & Gray


Seasoned trial lawyer Doug Meal represents companies in complex transaction-related disputes arising from all varieties of business agreements. Most recently, he has played a leading role in the firm's representation of clients targeted by litigation and government investigations stemming from highly publicized data security breaches. As the lead outside lawyer handling claims stemming from the data security breaches suffered by Target, Sony, Neiman Marcus, Heartland Payment Systems, The TJX Companies, Hannaford Brothers, and Wyndham Hotels'some of the most highly publicized data security breaches in recent years'Doug has become the national leader in defending companies that suffer payment-card-related data security breaches against the ensuing claims made by card brands and card issuers.


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