Cameron Shilling is a Director in McLane's Litigation Department and Employment Law Group, and is the Chair of McLane's Privacy and Data Security Group. In his 18 years as a lawyer, Cameron has managed, litigated and resolved numerous commercial matters involving business, technology, and employment issues in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New England, and around the country. His education and depth of legal experience, as well as his professional interests and passions, are strengths that Cameron leverages to provide the highest quality counseling and litigation services to clients.
Drawing on deep experience with complex commercial litigation, Cameron has developed particular areas of expertise in business, technology and employment litigation. He is adept at disputes concerning misappropriation of trade secrets, and breaches of non-competition and non-disclosure agreements. Likewise, cases involving corporate and shareholder disputes, breaches of the duty of loyalty, and unfair competition are areas in which he excels. Cameron’s aptitudes with technology and commercial litigation also have enabled him to develop an extensive body of knowledge and skill with electronic discovery.
Combining his business, technology and employment interests, Cameron has developed a depth and breadth of experience in privacy and data security. His résumé includes managing data security audits, preparing and implementing written security policies, addressing day-to-day security issues, investigating and remediating security breaches, creating and implementing information use policies, advising clients about workplace privacy, social media, and consumer privacy, and handling data privacy claims and lawsuits against companies.
Cameron received a J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1995, and a B.A. from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon in 1992, with honors in Business Administration. While in law school, he interned for United States District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth in Washington, D.C.
ANSYS, Inc. v. Computational Dynamics North America, Ltd. — Represented developer and distributor of high tech engineering software in an action against its primary competitor and former employee for violations of and interference with non-competition agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition.
Hoffman Engineering Corporation v. Sapphire Solutions, LLC — Represented the largest manufacturer in the
United States of highly specialized light measurement equipment in an action
against its former senior product engineer for misappropriating its trade
secrets by using them to manufacture highly complex equipment in direct
competition with the company.
Bauer Nike Hockey USA, Inc. v. Champagne — Obtained a preliminary injunction preventing
a former vice president of product development for one of the largest worldwide sports equipment manufacturers from working for direct competitor
based on inevitable disclosure of trade secrets.
PC Connection, Inc. v. Newegg, Inc. and Merle McIntosh — Defended one of the largest worldwide online
retailers of computer and electronics equipment and an individual defendant
against claims by a competitor for breach of a non-competition agreement,
interference with contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair