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Kent D.B.  Sinclair

Kent D.B. Sinclair

Sinclair Consulting LLC

Beverly, MA, USA

Mr. Sinclair, a 1990 graduate of Yale Law School, has a deep understanding of both the legal and technical aspects cybersecurity and digital forensics.  He has assisted clients with privacy and information security issues for more than 12 years.  As a partner in the Boston office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, he served as lead counsel on cases including Tyler v. Michaels Stores, the first ZIP code privacy class action in Massachusetts. He also served as national litigation counsel for a leading managed hosting and application outsourcing company, including the defense of multiple class action lawsuits regarding data center outages.  He regularly advised clients U.S. privacy and data security laws and assisted with the development of policies and compliance programs concerning privacy and cybersecurity.  Mr. Sinclair has particular expertise concerning insider threats and his cases often involved the protection of trade secrets and enforcement of non-compete agreements. 

In 2012, Mr. Sinclair left his law firm to become the Managing Director and Head of the Boston office of Stroz Friedberg LLC, a global cybersecurity and digital forensics firm.  This work involved providing strategic and technical guidance to companies and their legal counsel concerning data security, privacy issues and digital risk management.  He oversaw expert teams delivering cybersecurity risk consulting, digital forensic, data breach incident response and cybercrime investigation services in the context of litigation, compliance, internal investigations and business strategy. 

Currently, Mr. Sinclair is undertaking legal and cybersecurity related projects through Sinclair Consulting LLC.


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