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Laura A. Decker



Laura Decker focuses her practice on cybersecurity and data privacy matters.  She represents organizations of all sizes and from all sectors in responding to, and investigating, data privacy and security incidents. She works closely with forensic investigators to evaluate the scope of the incident, all while counseling the organization on its data breach notification requirements under state, federal and international law, as well as any contractual duties.  Laura has experience representing clients in numerous facets of data incident response, including assisting clients in fulfilling notice obligations to individuals and regulators, and responding to inquiries from state and federal regulators.

Most recently, prior to joining the firm, Laura worked at a mid-sized data privacy and cyber security law firm.  Laura also previously worked as an attorney at a civil litigation firm in Philadelphia representing individuals in complex medical malpractice and personal injury suits. Prior to that, she was an Assistant Public Defender for the Chester County Public Defender’s Office. After graduating from law school, she was a law clerk for the Honorable Jeffrey L. Finley of the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.

Awards and Recognition:

  • Selected for inclusion as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers: Rising Star, 2022

News and Insights


  • FBI Tips to Protect Against Cyber Threats to Medical Devices,” co-author, Eckert Seamans’ Data Security & Privacy Alert, September 2022. 
  • ”Victim Impact Evident in Death Penalty Sentencing Proceedings: Advocating for a Higher Relevancy Standard,” George Mason Civil Rights Law Journal, 2011.


Laura enjoys spending time with her friends and family in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas.  She particularly enjoys running and has completed numerous Philadelphia distance runs including the Philadelphia marathon, Philadelphia half-marathon and the Broad Street Run.  Laura is an avid fan of Philadelphia sports teams, especially the Eagles.  Additionally, Laura and her husband return to their alma mater annually to attend a Penn State football game.