Gatto, Pope & Walwick Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Gatto, Pope & Walwick, LLP, regarding its recent data breach. The Gatto, Pope & Walwick data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undisclosed number of individuals.


Gatto, Pope & Walwick is a certified public accounting firm providing tax and business consulting services to individuals and companies. Founded in 1983, Gatto, Pope & Walwick focuses on providing its accounting services to high net-worth individuals, professional athletes, and multi-million-dollar companies. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Gatto, Pope & Walwick employs over 50 individuals and more than 25 certified public accountants.


In April of 2022, Gatto, Pope & Walwick discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, it was determined that an unknown actor may have accessed and acquired sensitive information through an employee’s work-related accounts between March 17 and May 8, 2022. On July 29, 2022, Gatto, Pope & Walwick began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Financial account number
  • Identification number

If you received a breach notification letter from Gatto, Pope & Walwick:

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 Gatto, Pope & Walwick 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 Gatto, Pope & Walwick, LLP;
  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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