Carrie Dettmer Slye

Carrie Dettmer Slye focuses on assisting business clients in resolving complex disputes, including matters involving data privacy and security.


Assisted in case involving alleged unauthorized disclosure of protected health information by hospital. Drafted motion to dismiss arguing that plaintiff consented to disclosure of documents thereby waiving any alleged privilege. Plaintiff’s counsel agreed with analysis after review of motion to dismiss and subsequently dismissed action.

Assisted in response to federal complaint filed against client, a golf course, for allegedly preventing use of member’s “lifetime membership.” Drafted motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims, which included constitutional due process claim, breach of contract claim, and personal injury claim. District court granted motion to dismiss and issued thorough opinion analyzing issues in golf course’s favor.

Handled litigation matters concerning software and website development. Represented consultants and software developers in complex actions involving design and implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning/Management software.

Assisted in data breach and incident response related to misplaced technology device involving company in healthcare industry. Drafted incident notifications to affected individuals and regulatory agencies, including state attorneys general and Office of Civil Rights.

Drafted standards for company in financial industry to assist with monitoring of employee postings and participation in social media.

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Another Blow to Data Breach Class Actions: Bell, et al. v. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Editor’s Note: This post is a joint submission with BakerHostetler’s Data Privacy Monitor blog. On July 11, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California dismissed a majority of the claims brought against Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. after a data breach suffered by Blizzard in 2012. In granting the motion for judgment on the pleadings, … Continue Reading