1st Lake Properties Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating 1st Lake Properties, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The 1st Lake Properties data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undisclosed number of individuals.


1st Lake Properties is a real estate development and property management company specializing in multifamily housing. Founded in 1970, 1st Lake Properties began by developing properties around New Orleans, eventually expanding its operations across Louisiana and into Mississippi. Today, 1st Lake Properties has developed and managed more than 9,500 apartment units in greater New Orleans while adding properties to its portfolio in Baton Rouge, the Northshore, Picayune, Mississippi, and across the Gulf Coast. Headquartered in Metairie, Louisiana, 1st Lake Properties employs more than 200 individuals.


Recently, 1st Lake Properties discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, 1st Lake Properties determined that an unauthorized actor may have gained access to this sensitive information. On August 16, 2022, 1st Lake Properties began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)

If you received a breach notification letter from 1st Lake Properties:

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 sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the 1st Lake Properties 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 1st Lake Properties, Inc.;
  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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