Richik Sarkar, Member, McGlinchey Stafford is a staunch advocate, advisor, and fixer for his clients and the Chief Privacy Officer for his firm. Richik spearheads commercial, consumer and cyber security matters for middle market and Fortune 500 companies and is consistently recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America® and Ohio Super Lawyers and is on Lawyers of Color’s first “Nation’s Best” list. Setting Richik apart is his willingness to challenge assumptions and employ creative and strategic thinking to resolve immediate and underlying issues and disputes. Richik succeeds because he provides clients commercial judgment and legal intelligence that make his clients successful.
Sanford “Sandy” Shatz, Of Counsel, McGlinchey Stafford, a licensed California attorney California with 30 years’ experience, Sandy spent 12 years at Countrywide Home Loans, where he established the California In-House Litigation Group, and (after company was acquired) managed outside counsel for several hundred litigation cases. He now works on litigation and regulatory issues and appeals, focusing on foreclosure, origination, and servicing issues, reverse mortgages, California Homeowner Bill of Rights and Consumer Privacy Act, and federal regulations related to mortgage originations and servicing. Sandy has presented on the CCPA to Student Loan Servicing Alliance, National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, American Bar Association, client groups, and Mortgage Bankers Association.
Chad R. Voller, Managing Director – BMF Cyber Technology Group IT Director - Bober Markey Fedorovich, joined BMF in 2016 as IT Director and it quickly became evident that his leadership and coaching skills were in high demand among clients. Chad is the definition of the left-brain, right-brain brain professional who is able to blend creative and analytical problem-solving skills in unexpected ways. With years of in-the-chair IT experience and key certifications, Chad strategized with leadership to build a cybersecurity advisory practice to help meet client demand in this ever-important business area, launching the BMF Cyber Technology Group (CTG) in 2019. Chad and the CTG team work with clients to assess and advise on cybersecurity, compliance, and IT operations to help align IT with clients’ business goals, and to incorporate best practices in information security at every level in the organization.