Pennsylvania Lawyers May Use the Cloud and SaaS Solutions to Store Client Information

July 24, 2012 in Cloud, Electronic Files, Pennsylvania by PeterK

Pennsylvania lawyers may ethically allow client confidential material to be stored in “the cloud” provided the attorney takes reasonable care to assure that (1) all such materials remain confidential, and (2) reasonable safeguards are employed to ensure that the data is protected from breaches, data loss and other risks. Pennsylvania Formal Opinion 2011-200