The law firm of Stark & Stark announced its achievement of ISO 27001 certification, one of the most widely recognized and internationally accepted information security standards that defines how an organization should manage and treat information. Lawrenceville’s Stark & Stark is among a select group of law firms to achieve this certification.
“Providing our clients with great service is the core of what we do at Stark & Stark, and the security of our clients’ information is at the foundation of great service,” Thomas Kline, Stark & Stark’s Director of Information Technology, stated. “Achieving the ISO 27001 certification illustrates our commitment to continuously improve our information security management, and it tests that commitment through annual audits that adhere to an internationally recognized standard.”
The ISO 27001 certification is additional proof of Stark & Stark’s commitment to information security, taking steps to keep client data safe, secure and appropriately managed. The certification means Stark & Stark has adopted a best practices approach to information security management and has established policies and procedures to ensure the security of the firm’s client information will be continuously improving and evolving.
Stark & Stark General Counsel Craig Hilliard added, “Law firms have a significant amount of sensitive data, and it is our responsibility to continue to take steps to do our very best to protect that information on behalf of our clients.”
This certification demonstrates the Firm’s main information security objectives:
- Protect data that is crucial to the Firm and its clients;
- Detect and reduce cyber threats;
- Mitigate risk and ensure stable operations;
- Minimize liability and business risks for clients and the Firm; and
- Provide confidence to the firm’s clients and stakeholders.
Stark & Stark Managing Shareholder Michael Donahue stated, “Our drive to achieve this level of security is client satisfaction. We are committed to continuous improvement to information security. Obtaining this certification for our Firm was truly a team effort.”
Greg Deatz, Chief Operating Officer at Stark & Stark, added, “We value the need to remain proactive in safeguarding our clients’ confidential information, as well as our own. Stark & Stark is committed to maintaining the highest standards of protection for the sensitive information that is entrusted to us by our clients."
Since 1933, Stark & Stark (www.stark-stark.com) has developed innovative legal solutions to meet our clients’ needs. More than 100 attorneys, 30 practice areas, and a philosophy of putting the law to work for our clients is the basis from which we build and maintain our practice. Boasting one of the oldest law practices in New Jersey, Stark & Stark offers a full range of legal services for businesses and individuals. After more than 85 years, our attorneys continue to deliver practical, efficient solutions to clients in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and throughout the United States.