Erickson Demel & Associates Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Erickson Demel & Associates, PLLC regarding its recent data breach. The Erickson Demel & Associates data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 3,000 individuals.


Erickson Demel & Associates is an accounting company offering tax services to individuals, small businesses, and not-for-profit organizations. As an accounting firm, Erickson Demel & Associates provides a variety of services from personalized tax preparation and planning to audits and compilations of financial statements. Located in Austin, Texas, Erickson Demel & Associates employs approximately 15 individuals.


On January 14, 2023, Erickson Demel & Associates 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, Erickson Demel & Associates determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on January 9, 2023. On March 8, 2023, Erickson Demel & Associates 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 Erickson Demel & Associates:

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 Erickson Demel & Associates 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 Erickson Demel & Associates, PLLC.;
  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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