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Professionals

Will Orlewicz, JD

Principal 

Detroit and Chicago Offices

Office: (248) 579-9537

Office: (312) 741-1064

Email Will Orlewicz

Bar Admissions 

State Bar of Michigan

State Bar of Illinois

Education

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, JD

Eastern Michigan University, BS

New York University, Cyber Security Certificate

Professional Focus

Privacy and cybersecurity strategy; incident response; breach notification

Biography

Will's practice involves data privacy and cybersecurity. As a CMMC-AB Registered Practitioner (RP) and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), he has advised many leading companies on privacy and security matters, including global technology companies, publicly traded corporations, U.S. Department of Defense contractors, automotive suppliers, financial institutions, and professional services firms. 

Will's experience includes cybersecurity incident response and data breach counsel following ransomware, brute force, and email phishing attacks. He assists clients in addressing global privacy and security regulations, including DFARS 252.204-7012, CMMC, CCPA/CPRA, GDPR, HIPAA, and GLBA, and in implementing robust information security programs.

 

It is Will’s passion for technology that inspired him to establish a firm dedicated to privacy and cybersecurity challenges. He prides himself on providing clients with valuable service imbued with competence, integrity, and trust. 

Leadership

CMMC-AB Registered Practitioner (RP)

Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies (SANS Institute) 

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

Addy Aguilera, JD

Attorney

Detroit Office

Office: (248) 579-9537

Office: (312) 741-1064

Email Addy Aguilera

Bar Admissions 

State Bar of Michigan

Education

Wayne State University Law School, JD

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, BA

Professional Focus

Privacy and cybersecurity compliance; incident response; crisis communications

Biography

Adriana focuses her practice on complex cybersecurity and privacy matters. As a CMMC-AB Registered Practitioner (RP), she advises U.S. defense contractors on cybersecurity requirements. As a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), Adriana possesses extensive knowledge of global data privacy regulations, including CCPA and GDPR, and assists in the development of IT, data privacy, and security agreements. 

Prior to joining Relic Law, Adriana served as a summer associate with a leading Detroit law firm and as a legal extern to a multinational communications conglomerate. Her unique experience in law and communications enables her to advise on strategies involving crisis communications and data breach notification. 

 

In her practice, Adriana provides sophisticated compliance strategy and valuable insight and perspectives in response to major data privacy and security incidents where managed communications and optics are critical. 

Leadership

CMMC-AB Registered Practitioner (RP)

Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)

Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Tara Gavioli, JD

Attorney

Detroit Office

Office: (248) 579-9537

Email Tara Gavioli

Bar Admissions 

State Bar of Michigan

Education

Wayne State University Law School, JD with Honors

Universiteit Maastricht, the Netherlands, Law Exchange Program

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, BA with Distinction

Professional Focus

Regulatory compliance; administrative proceedings

Biography

Tara's practice involves regulatory compliance and federal administrative proceedings. She advises on matters of government policy and industry-specific legal obligations, including HIPAA, and various other U.S. state and federal privacy laws. 

Prior to joining Relic Law, Tara spent 8 years providing legal counsel on administrative matters at the Social Security Administration. From her experience at the Universiteit Maastricht, the Netherlands, she brings both substantive knowledge of EU law and a valuable international perspective to the firm's practice. 

 

In her practice, Tara seeks to draw upon her knowledge of federal administrative processes and procedures to help clients successfully navigate their U.S. federal and state regulatory and administrative law challenges. 

Saura Sahu, JD

Of Counsel

Detroit Office

Direct: (734) 780-7595

Email Saura Sahu

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Michigan

State Bar of California

Education

University of Michigan Law School, JD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, BA with High Honors

Professional Focus

Complex litigation; federal jurisdiction; internal investigations

Biography

Saura is the Founding Principal of Clancy Advisors PLC, a business law boutique in Detroit specializing in complex and multi-party litigation, internal investigations, and high-value transactions. He was previously a Principal at Miller Canfield Paddock & Stone, where he served as Chair of the Recruiting Committee.

 

Saura began his career as a federal judicial clerk to the Hon. Julian Abele Cook, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. A member of the California and Michigan bars, Saura is a Past President of the Federal Bar Association (E.D. Mich. Chap.) and is a Life Fellow of the prestigious American Bar Foundation.

 

Saura is a well-respected leader in the legal community and a sought after speaker and lecturer. He regularly speaks and publishes on anticorruption issues and has taught constitutional law and civil rights litigation at Michigan law schools.

Leadership

Federal Bar Association, E.D. Mich. Chapter, President (2018-2019); Officer (since 2013) and Executive Board (since 2010)
Kalamazoo County Bar Association, Board Member (2015-2018)
Beverly Hills (Calif.) Bar Association, Co-Chair, Criminal Law Section (2004-2006)
Amer. Inns of Court, U. of Detroit Mercy Law Sch. Branch, Barrister (2012-2015)

Zach Limbaugh, JD

Of Counsel

Chicago Office

Office: (312) 741-1064

Email Zach Limbaugh

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Illinois

Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD

Western Michigan University, BA

Professional Focus

Regulatory enforcement; administrative proceedings; appellate advocacy

Biography

Zach is the Founding Principal of The Limbaugh Law Firm, an administrative and civil law boutique in Chicago specializing in administrative enforcement proceedings, civil litigation, and appellate advocacy.

 

As an active member of the Chicago Bar Association, Zach represents a range of organizations and businesses in the Chicago area. His ability to successfully negotiate resolutions in both complex administrative and adversarial matters provides value to clients of the firm. 

 

In his practice, Zach seeks to leverage his knowledge of administrative proceedings to assist clients in achieving successful outcomes in privacy and security enforcement actions through skilled negotiation. 

Leadership

Chicago Bar Association

H. Eugene Cho, JD

Law Clerk

Detroit and Chicago Offices

Office: (248) 579-9537

Office: (312) 741-1064

Email Eugene Cho

Education

Wayne State University Law School, JD
Northern Illinois University, MS

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, BS

Professional Focus

Privacy and security compliance; security architecture; risk management

Biography

Eugene is a highly-experienced cybersecurity and privacy professional preparing to enter the practice of law. He is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), a Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) with extensive expertise in designing security system architecture in both the global automotive and IT industries. 

Prior to joining Relic Law, Eugene assisted in intellectual property (IP) and patent law matters as a student associate at a leading national law firm. In his career before law school, Eugene was responsible for the strategy and design of cybersecurity systems for Volkswagen AG and ORACLE.

 

Eugene holds a MS in Physics and a JD from Wayne State University Law School. He combines his unique experience in information security with a passion for helping clients address their most complex data privacy and cybersecurity challenges. 

Leadership

Vice-Chair: ABA Section on Civil Rights Social Justice Privacy and Information Protection Committee

Wayne State University Law School Warrior Pro Bono Award 2018

ISC2 – International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium

ITIL Foundation

Certified Solaris Systems Administrator

Certified Solaris Cluster Administrator

John Balavitch, BA

Law Clerk

Detroit and Chicago Offices

Office: (248) 579-9537

Office: (312) 741-1064

Email John Balavitch

Education

Wayne State University Law School, JD Candidate
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, BA

Professional Focus

Privacy and security compliance; incident response; breach notification

Biography

John holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan where he studied Political Science, History, and Music and is preparing to enter the practice of law. He possesses an extensive background in data privacy compliance, IT contract language, and data protection agreements. 

 

Prior to joining Relic Law, John served as a HIPAA privacy professional for the largest health insurance provider in Michigan and then as a Data Privacy subject matter expert for a global leader in workforce management solutions. In his career before law school, John led privacy incident risk assessments, prepared data protection agreements, and served on a special task force aimed at implementing GDPR and CCPA controls across a global organization.


As a 2021 JD candidate, John seeks to assist Relic Law with special projects by crafting unique and creative solutions for a wide variety of clients that will minimize the risk associated with data privacy and security incidents.

Leadership

State Bar of Michigan – Student Section, IT/Data Privacy Committee
Wayne Law Transactional Law Competition
Wayne Law Entrepreneurship and Business Law Society
Pi Sigma Alpha – National Political Science Honor Society

Peter Samoray, MS

Security Advisor

Detroit and Chicago Offices

Office: (248) 579-9537

Office: (312) 741-1064

Email Peter Samoray

Education

University of Detroit Mercy, MS

Wayne State University, BA
Cornell University, Change Leadership

Professional Focus

Privacy and security implementation; regulatory compliance

Biography

Peter is a leading cybersecurity expert with over 20 years of IT and cybersecurity experience in the management of global, cross-functional initiatives. His expertise includes business/cybersecurity strategic alignment and risk management.

Prior to joining Relic Law, Peter held various technical and executive roles at the forefront of cybersecurity involving the implementation of "defense in depth" strategies at major U.S. automakers and DoD aerospace and defense contractors. 

 

Peter holds a MS in Management of Information Systems and is one of the most credentialed security professionals in the region, having achieved the following certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA, PMP, and ITIL. 

Leadership

ISC2 – International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium
ISACA – Information Systems Audit and Control Association
PMI - Project Management Institute
ISSA – Information Systems Security Association
HTCIA – High Tech Crime Investigation Association

Richard Horton, JD

Special Research

Detroit and Chicago Offices

Office: (248) 579-9537

Office: (312) 741-1064

Email Richard Horton

Education

Loyola University Chicago, LLM Candidate

Howard University Law School, JD
University of Illinois at Chicago, MS

Southern Illinois University, BA

Professional Focus

Privacy and security implementation; compliance operationalization 

Biography

Richard is a career information privacy and security professional with significant experience advising global companies on risk management and legal compliance. His expertise involves designing and operationalizing privacy and security programs at large organizations in data-intensive environments. 

Prior to joining Relic Law, Richard served as an advisor in the privacy and cybersecurity practices of two Big Four advisory firms, as well as serving as a client-facing consultant for IBM Global Business Services and Hewlett-Packard. 

 

Richard holds a MS in Management Information Systems (MIS) in addition to a Juris Doctorate and is pursuing a Master of Laws in Trial Advocacy with a certificate in Privacy. Richard holds numerous privacy credentials from the IAPP, including: CIPM, CIPT, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, and CIPP/C.

Leadership

Loyola University of Chicago Journal of Regulatory Compliance (JRC), Associate Editor 2020-21

External Team

Relic Law has engaged a strategic team of independent professionals who offer exceptional expertise in their respective fields, including pen testing, digital forensics, insurance underwriting, public relations, and compliance auditing. We believe this approach best serves the interests of our clients. 

 

In some situations, a client's interests may be served by mutual representation with other attorneys. We may accept such arrangements subject to professional considerations. 

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