Markovits, Stock & DeMarco, a law firm experienced in data breach cases, is investigating claims on behalf of victims of a data breach involving data entrusted to Shaker Heights City School District.
Shaker Heights City School District is headquartered in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in the Greater Cleveland area. The district serves all residents of the city of Shaker Heights and about 1 square mile of the City of Cleveland around Shaker Square. If you received a notice of data breach letter from Shaker Heights City School District, please contact us as soon as possible to understand your legal rights in response to the data breach.
On January 30, 2022, Shaker Heights City School District identified unusual activity on its network.  That day, Shaker Heights City School District learned an unauthorized person gained access to the school district’s network and downloaded certain information. 
Shaker Heights City School District’s investigation determined that between September 1, 2021 and January 30, 2022 certain files containing personal information were accessed by the unauthorized person. 
HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPACTED BY THE DATA BREACH?
Shaker Heights City School District did not notify victims of the breach until May 13, 2022. In total, the data of 3,725 individuals was compromised in the breach. Shaker Heights City School District admitted it hasn’t determined the full scope of the compromise yet, but that it decided to inform all individuals whose information was likely impacted.
WHAT INFORMATION WAS EXPOSED IN THE DATA BREACH?
Shaker Heights City School District has disclosed the following information was included in the data breach:
- full names,
- Social Security numbers.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF THE SHAKER HEIGHTS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT DATA BREACH?
If you would like to have a free, confidential consultation with an attorney to learn more about your rights and potential legal remedies in responding to the Shaker Heights City School District data breach, please contact Markovits, Stock & DeMarco attorney Terry Coates at (513) 651-3700, email us at [email protected], or submit a Case Evaluation request through the form below.