Cavender’s Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Cavender Stores, Ltd., which does business as Cavender’s, regarding its recent data breach. The Cavender’s data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 21,100 current and former employees.


Cavender’s is a retail and merchandise company that specializes in selling cowboy boots and Western apparel. At the time of its founding in 1965 in the small east Texas town of Pittsburg, Cavender’s sold only 3 styles of Tony Lama boots. Today, Cavender’s has become the fastest growing Western wear chain in the United States. Headquartered in Tyler, Texas, Cavender’s has stores in more than 80 locations across 11 different states. Over the years, Cavender’s has grown and expanded to employ over 1,800 individuals.


On April 28, 2022, Cavender’s discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its system may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Cavender’s determined that its employee benefits and payroll files had been accessed and were copied from its system. On July 20, 2022, Cavender’s began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)
  • Health insurance information
  • Medical information

If you are a current or former employee of Cavender's:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Cavender’s data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Cavender Stores, Ltd.;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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