Edward S. Cheng quoted in the ABA Journal on 2024 legal malpractice trends

May 24, 2024

Edward S. Cheng, partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, was quoted in a recent article published in the ABA Journal on May 22, 2024. The article, “9 legal malpractice trends in 2024,” highlights legal malpractice trends that are costing law firms big bucks in 2024.

Read the full article from the ABA Journal here.

From the article:

Lawyers are subject to unprecedented levels of electronic attacks, ranging from spoofed emails, phishing emails, people who intercept the transmission of sensitive information and hackers intruding into a firm’s computer systems, says Edward Cheng, partner at Sherin and Lodgen, based in Boston.

This requires constant and increasing levels of vigilance, as the standard of care for safekeeping confidential client information, client funds and privileged documents evolves to counteract the increasing sophistication of attacks on lawyers’ information systems, he says.