Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, LLC, which does business as BerryDunn, regarding its recent data breach. The BerryDunn data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,800 individuals.
ABOUT BERRY, DUNN, MCNEIL & PARKER, LLC:
BerryDunn is a is a full-service certified public accounting firm. By leveraging its expertise in accounting, assurance, tax, and consulting services, BerryDunn has grown by contracting with a wide variety of industries, including education, energy, healthcare, and manufacturing. Established in 1974, BerryDunn seeks to support its clients through different types of audits, tax advising services, data analytics, and more. Headquartered in Portland, Maine, BerryDunn operates offices throughout New England, West Virginia, Arizona, and Puerto Rico. Today, BerryDunn employs over 500 individuals and is a top 50 accounting firm in the United States.
On June 8, 2022, BerryDunn 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, BerryDunn concluded that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee email account. On September 16, 2022, BerryDunn began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of information has not been disclosed by BerryDunn. However, according to state reporting guidelines, “personal information” can include the following types of information:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information
- Medical information
- Taxpayer information
- Personal identification number issued by the United States IRS
If you received a breach notification letter from Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, LLC:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the BerryDunn data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, LLC;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.