National labor, employment, and cybersecurity law firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP is pleased to announce Melissa Sachs has joined the firm’s Cyber Team as a partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Melissa to our Cyber Team and Philadelphia office,” said Neil Wasser, chair of Constangy’s executive committee. “Melissa's deep expertise in privacy law, coupled with her extensive experience in incident response and compliance advisory services, strengthens our capabilities in navigating the complex landscape of cybersecurity. Her track record of managing responses to data privacy and security incidents, combined with her commitment to proactive compliance, will be invaluable assets to our team and to our clients.”

Sachs is a privacy law expert with extensive experience providing both incident response and proactive compliance advisory services. As a member of the Constangy Cyber Team, Sachs applies years of experience in managing responses to data privacy and security incidents, including complex ransomware attacks, network intrusions, and business email compromises. In managing these responses, she facilitates all necessary incident response services, including digital forensics investigations and crisis communication, and guides clients through compliance with consumer notification and regulatory reporting obligations. Sachs also has substantial experience working with organizations to design and maintain privacy, information security, and incident response programs that meet industry standards and best practices.

Sachs earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, and her juris doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She also holds credentials as a Certified Information Privacy Professional for United States laws (CIPP/US) and for European laws (CIPP/E) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).


Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete offers a wider lens on workplace law. We have counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 21 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S., with a growing Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice group to match. Constangy has been named as a top firm for women and minorities by organizations including Working Mother MagazineLaw360, the National Law Journal and Many of our more than 200 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers USA®, The Best Lawyers in America® and Martindale-Hubbell. Find out more about us online at


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