Welty Building Company Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Welty Building Company, Ltd. regarding its recent data breach. The Welty Building Company data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Welty Building Company is a construction company that specializes in lean building techniques and construction management. Additionally, Welty Building Company offers services in facilities management, general contracting, integrated project delivery, and more. Begun by a high school teacher in 1945, Welty Building Company began by building residential homes, expanding into larger commercial projects in 1969. Today, Welty Building Company constructs a diverse range of building-types, including offices, healthcare facilities, recreation centers, and schools. Headquartered in Fairlawn, Ohio, Welty Building Company has regional offices in Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio.


On January 14, 2023, Welty Building Company 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, Welty Building Company determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between January 10 and January 14, 2023. On March 21, 2023, Welty Building Company began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The exact type of information has not been disclosed by Welty Building Company. 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 Welty Building Company:

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 Welty Building Company 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 Welty Building Company, Ltd.;
  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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