Monthly Archives: June 2015

Hickey Smith Achieves ISO 27001 Information Security Certification

iso_27001Technology-driven law firm leads the industry as an early adopter of global information security management standards

PASADENA – June 30, 2015 – Hickey Smith LLP, a law firm designed to deliver legal services with significantly greater efficiency, consistency, and added value, today announced that the firm has been awarded International Standard Organization (ISO) 27001 Certification from SRI, an accredited registrar. Read More

Thomas Lysaught Invited to Join the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

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CHICAGO – JUNE 17, 2015 – Hickey Smith LLP is pleased to announce that Thomas F. Lysaught has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Through education and collaboration the organization’s goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense. Selected attorneys and law firms are extended membership by invitation only based on nominations from CLM Fellows. Read More

Hickey Smith Announces Addition of Thomas Lysaught as Legal Operations Partner

PASADENA – June 15, 2015 – Hickey Smith LLP is pleased to announce that Thomas Lysaught has joined the firm as its Legal Operations Partner and a member of the executive committee.

“Tom is a results oriented, process driven operations executive and an experienced attorney, and we are delighted that he has joined our firm,” said David M. Hickey, managing partner of Hickey Smith. “His leadership will strengthen our ability to expand our disciplined, technology-enabled approach to the practice of law nationwide and enable the firm to fulfill its promise of high quality legal service delivery with significantly greater efficiency, consistency, and added value for our clients.” Read More

Hickey Smith Completes ISO 27001 Certification Stage 1 Audit

In preparation for ISO 27001:2013 Certification, Hickey Smith has successfully completed the Stage 1 external audit.

The firm began adoption of the ISO 27001 standards in March 2015 as an extension of its comprehensive information security strategic initiative.  The certification process is made up of two separate external audits.  The Stage 1 Audit ensures that the firm’s documentation – including policies, procedures, processes, incident management tools, forms, training logs, and other materials – are complete, compliant with ISO 27001 standards, and demonstrate that the firm’s Information Security Management System is in place.

The firm has scheduled the final step in the certification process – the Stage 2 Audit — to be completed in June.  The Stage 2 audit verifies that firm activities are compliant with both ISO 27001 and the firm’s documentation.

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