Todd S.McClelland


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Todd McClelland advises clients on data breach response and other information security-related issues, including pre-breach cybersecurity risk assessment and management, compliance, response preparedness, and other risk mitigation activities. He also counsels clients on data privacy issues, outsourcing transactions, technology and data licensing, technology audits, and cloud transactions.

Todd has particular experience with PCI/payment system incidents, HIPAA-related incidents, critical infrastructure security, global privacy compliance, and IP theft. He has advised hospitals, payment processors, retailers, financial institutions, and traditional "brick and mortar" companies on data security incidents and pre-breach preparedness. Before joining Jones Day in 2014, he represented a global business information concern in connection with a sophisticated APT intrusion by organized criminal actors that impacted data assets and systems worldwide. He also advised a global payment processor in connection with a complex cyber crime investigation involving a sophisticated APT intrusion. On the outsourcing side of his practice, Todd has represented a power distribution concern in a statewide comprehensive smart grid initiative; a global transportation company in outsourcing components of its IT platform, international F&A functions, and ADM functions; one of the largest big-box home improvement stores in the outsourcing of infrastructure management services; and a large independent power producer in the sourcing of multiple HR and IT processes.

Todd is a frequent speaker at professional seminars and author of articles on cybersecurity. He is a past chair of the IP Section of the State Bar of Georgia, a founding member of the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance, and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the CISO Executive Network.


  • Merchant banking firm provides $60 million senior secured credit facility to multinational software companyJones Day represented a merchant banking firm in connection with a $60 million senior secured credit facility comprised of a $50 million initial term loan facility, a $5 million delayed draw term loan facility, and a $5 million revolving credit facility provided to a multinational software company.
  • Merchant banking firm provides $200 million acquisition financing to consulting firmJones Day advised a merchant banking firm in connection with a $200 million senior secured credit facility comprised of a $185 million term loan and a $15 million revolving credit facility supporting the acquisition of a multi-discipline design, engineering, and management consulting firm based in Southern California.
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries to acquire InvertekJones Day is advising Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. in the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Invertek Drives Ltd.
  • Fortune 500 manufacturing company investigates cyberattacks targeting payment card data on eCommerce siteJones Day directed the investigation into cyberattacks targeting payment card data on an eCommerce site of a Fortune 500 company's recently-acquired subsidiary.
  • SAP acquires Qualtrics for $8 billionJones Day advised SAP in its $8 billion acquisition of Qualtrics International Inc., the global pioneer in the experience management software category.
  • ACI Worldwide completes $400 million offering of Senior NotesJones Day advised ACI Worldwide, a leading international provider of electronic payment and banking systems for financial institutions, retailers, and processors, in connection with its issuance of $400 million of 5.75% Senior Notes due 2026 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering.
  • Adecco Group acquires General Assembly Space, Inc. for $412.5 millionJones Day advised The Adecco Group AG in its $412.5 million acquisition of General Assembly Space, Inc., a provider of work force educational curricula and training courses in the fields of technology, design, business, data, and digital marketing.
  • SAP acquires GigyaJones Day advised SAP SE in its acquisition of Gigya, Inc., a market leader for customer identity and access management.
  • Citizens Bank provides $150 million credit facility to Golden West Packaging GroupJones Day represented Citizens Bank, N.A. in connection with a $150 million credit facility provided to Golden West Packaging Group LLC, a holding company for investments in the packaging industry.
  • Orange invests in DanalJones Day represented Orange, S.A. in connection with its investment in Danal, Inc., a provider of mobile digital identity solutions.
  • Wellspring Capital Management sells Crosman Corporation to Compass Diversified Holdings for $152 millionJones Day advised Wellspring Capital Management LLC in the sale of its portfolio company Crosman Corporation, the world's leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of airguns, archery products, optics and related accessories, to private equity firm Compass Diversified Holdings for $152 million.
  • FactSet Research Systems acquires Interactive Data Managed SolutionsJones Day advised FactSet Research Systems, Inc. in its acquisition of Interactive Data Managed Solutions (IDMS) from Intercontinental Exchange.
  • SAP acquires Abakus, Inc.Jones Day advised SAP SE in its acquisition of Abakus, Inc., a developer of marketing optimization software.
  • HIPAA Covered Entity investigates possible disclosure of health information to government agencyJones Day assisted a HIPAA Covered Entity in its investigation and analysis of a possible disclosure of health information to the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Jefferies finances AMAG Pharmaceuticals' acquisition of Cord Blood Registry®Jones Day advised Jefferies Finance LLC, as administrative agent, collateral agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner, and Jefferies LLC, as representative of the initial purchasers, in connection with the $850 million in financing provided to AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on maternal health, anemia, and cancer supportive care, to finance a portion of its acquisition of Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®), a large stem cell collection and storage company.
  • Marvin's, Inc. acquired by Tyndale AdvisorsJones Day advised Marvin's, Inc., an operator of 28 home improvement stores throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee, in its acquisition by Tyndale Advisors, LLC, a provider of advisory and management services to retailers in the home improvement industry.
  • Jefferies and Barclays complete $231 million public offering of Common Stock by AMAG PharmaceuticalsJones Day advised Jefferies LLC and Barclays Capital Inc., as representatives of the underwriters, in connection with the $231 million public offering of Common Stock by AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on maternal health, anemia, and cancer supportive care.
  • Baird Capital invests in NowSecureJones Day represented Baird Capital in connection with its purchase of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock in a private placement by NowSecure, formerly viaForensics, a mobile security provider.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • August 30, 2018
      Cybersecurity Issues in Third Party Contracts
    • March 24, 2016
      Data Breaches in Healthcare: Responding to Skyrocketing Cyber Attacks
    • June 9, 2015
      Breach Preparedness and Response: Beyond Rules and Regulations - Best Practices for Responding to Real-World Data Breaches, Mortgage Bankers Association
    • February 24, 2015
      Atlanta IAPP KnowledgeNet: EU Privacy Update
    • December 17, 2014
      2014 Speaker Series: Covered Forms of Loss Under Cyber Insurance
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