Swanson Group Data Breach Investigation

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


Swanson Group is a paper and forest product manufacturing company specializing in forestry, logging, and aviation. Accordingly, Swanson Group offers a variety of forest products including commodity plywood, studs, industrial panels, and more. Founded in 1951, Swanson Group began as a sawmill with small log technology. For over 70 years, Swanson Group has acquired a family of businesses and now employs more than 750 individuals. Headquartered in Glendale, Oregon, Swanson Group operates four locations throughout Oregon and conducts business across the United States.


On March 16, 2023, Swanson Group discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Swanson Group determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and obtained this sensitive information. On April 26, 2023, Swanson Group began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth

If you received a breach notification letter from Swanson Group:

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 Swanson Group 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 Swanson Group, Inc.;
  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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