Judy Selby

Partner

New York
T 212.589.4208  |  F 212.589.4201

Judy Selby is co-leader of BakerHostetler's Information Governance team and founded the E-discovery and Technology Management team. She also defends class action lawsuits and recently won the complete dismissal of a data breach class action in Polanco v. Omnicell, Inc. Judy handles cutting edge privacy, data breach, information governance, cyber insurance, and insurance coverage matters. She also has successfully completed a course on Tackling the Challenges of Big Data with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Professional Education. Judy is co-chair of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Cyber Liability Committee and is a member of the ABA Big Data Committee and the Sedona Conference Data Security and Privacy Liability Working Group 11. She has more than 20 years of experience in large scale first- and third-party complex insurance coverage matters, providing a full range of services from opinion work, coverage gap analysis, claims counseling, broker liability, settlement negotiations, international arbitration, and all phases of insurance coverage litigation.

Judy is a member of the Law360 Insurance Editorial Advisory Board, the Editorial Advisory Board of Law Technology News, the Professional Liability Underwriters Association, and the Defense Research Institute. She is also a contributor to InsuranceThoughtLeadership.com and Datfloq.com. Judy was honored as LawCrossing's Law Job Star in July 2014, featured in Law Technology News as a leading woman in technology, and has been quotes in Forbes, Reuters, Law360, and Law Technology News regarding information-related issues. She was also a finalist for CLM's 2015 Outside Counsel of the Year award. 

Select Experience

  • Won complete dismissal of data breach class action. Polanco v. Omnicell, Inc., Civ. No. 13-1417 (NLH/KMW), slip op. (D.N.J. Dec. 26, 2013).
  • Has extensive experience in international arbitrations, including a three-week hearing in London involving a pharmaceutical coverage claim under the Bermuda policy form.
  • Has tried cases in federal and state courts involving business interruption, bad faith, and environmental liability claims, including a successful 10-week trial on the issues of misrepresentation and expectation of injury.
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Experience

  • Won complete dismissal of data breach class action. Polanco v. Omnicell, Inc., Civ. No. 13-1417 (NLH/KMW), slip op. (D.N.J. Dec. 26, 2013).
  • Has extensive experience in international arbitrations, including a three-week hearing in London involving a pharmaceutical coverage claim under the Bermuda policy form.
  • Has tried cases in federal and state courts involving business interruption, bad faith, and environmental liability claims, including a successful 10-week trial on the issues of misrepresentation and expectation of injury.

Recognitions

  • LawCrossing: "Legal Job Star" (2014)

Memberships

  • Law Technology News: Editorial Advisory Board
  • Professional Liability Underwriters Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Law 360: Insurance Editorial Advisory Board (2014 to 2015)

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Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2002
  • Oregon, 1992
  • District of Columbia, 1994
  • New York, 2001
  • California, 1993

Education

  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1992
  • B.S., The College of Mount Saint Vincent, 1980

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Data Privacy Monitor
Social Media’s Not For You—It’s About You: Risks for Organizations in a New Age of Sharing
April 20, 2015
Social media and social networking, including websites and applications that allow users to create and share content, have become ubiquitous. Joining the social networking revolution may be very easy for individuals, but establishing best...
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Class Action Lawsuit Defense
Coming in June: ABA’s 2nd Annual Western Regional CLE Program on Class Actions & Mass Torts
April 8, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Paul Karlsgodt will be chairing the ABA’s 2nd Annual Western Regional CLE Program on Class Actions and Mass Torts. The event is co-sponsored by the ABA Section of Litigation’s Class Actions and Derivative...
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Class Action Lawsuit Defense
Craig Hoffman Named Law360 Rising Star for Privacy
April 8, 2015
Recently, Law360 published its list of Top Attorneys Under 40—a list of 145 attorneys spanning 29 practice areas “whose legal accomplishments belie their age.” We were pleased to see that BakerHostetler Partner Craig Hoffman, a member of...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Privacy and Data Protection Team Partner Craig Hoffman Named as a “Rising Star” by Law360
April 7, 2015
Congratulations to Craig Hoffman, a partner and member of our Privacy and Data Protection team, who has been selected by Law360 as a Rising Star in the area of Privacy. Law360 editors reviewed a record 1,200 submissions to determine the...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Obama Administration Recognizes Cyber Threats to U.S. Critical Infrastructure as a National Emergency
April 7, 2015
Many cybersecurity experts have warned that the United States is already engaged in covert cyber warfare against hostile actors around the world. The latest cybersecurity Executive Order reflects formal recognition that, regardless of...
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