Justin Hectus

Keesal, Young & Logan
Long Beach

Practice Area: Cybersecurity & Privacy

    All Star


    “Justin is easy to work with and always available.”
    “He knows us and what the company is trying to achieve.”


    Justin Hectus is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Keesal, Young & Logan (KYL). Justin’s dual role incorporates development and execution of the firm’s strategic technology vision and leadership of initiatives focused on managing risks and maximizing opportunities for the firm and its clients. Justin currently serves on the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and is co-founder of the firm’s technology spin-out company, Keesal Propulsion Labs.

    A three-time winner of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) Distinguished Peer Award, Justin is a lightning rod for recognition of the commitment made by the firm and its clients to true innovation. Underscoring the unique nature of this strategic focus by KYL, Justin was the first and only non-lawyer to be recognized as a BTI Client Service All-Star in 2020.

    Justin is a member of KYL’s Compliance, Operations and Data Control Advisory (CODA) and Privacy & Data Security practices and he develops and delivers solutions to clients in the Technology, Banking, and Healthcare sectors. In that capacity, Justin also actively manages external strategic partnerships and coordinates investigations, data protection impact assessments, privacy impact assessments, risk management and resiliency initiatives, and development of policy, procedure, and training.

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