L. Knife & Son Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating L. Knife & Son regarding its recent data breach. The L. Knife & Son data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 14,000 current and former employees.

ABOUT L. Knife & Son:

L. Knife & Son is a beverage distributor serving Southeastern Massachusetts. As a local beverage distributor, L. Knife & Son partners with breweries, wineries, and distilleries to provide a high-quality selection of beverages to consumers. L. Knife & Son is a division of The Sheehan Family Companies, a distribution network that has been in service since 1898. The Sheehan Family Companies is comprised of 16 distributors that service 11 states throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest regions of the United States. Headquartered in Kingston, Massachusetts, L. Knife & Son employs over 500 individuals.


On November 1, 2022, L. Knife & Son 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, L. Knife & Son determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between October 13 and October 19, 2022. On December 30, 2022, L. Knife & Son began contacting 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 L. Knife & Son:

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 L. Knife & Son 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by L. Knife & Son;
  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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