CPL Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Clark Patterson Lee, which does business as CPL, regarding its recent data breach. The CPL data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to more than 1,900 individuals.


CPL is an architecture, engineering, and planning firm. Founded 1975, CPL has made a name for itself by designing and constructing projects in transportation, education, healthcare, municipal infrastructure, and more. Additionally, CPL offers services in interior design and landscape architecture. Headquartered in Fairport, New York, CPL operates locations along the East Coast in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, New York, and Pennsylvania.


On June 10, 2022, CPL 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, CPL concluded that an unauthorized actor may have gained access to this sensitive information between June 9 and 10, 2022. On August 15, 2022, CPL began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from CPL:

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 CPL 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 Clark Patterson Lee;
  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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