Judy Selby

Partner

New York
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Judy Selby is co-chair 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., Civ. No. 13-1417 (NLH/KMW), slip op. (D.N.J. Dec. 26, 2013). Judy frequently writes and speaks on cutting edge privacy, data breach, information governance, cyber insurance and insurance coverage issues. She also is studying the management of Big Data at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Judy 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 litigation. She is a member of the Law360 Insurance Editorial Advisory Board, the Editorial Advisory Board of Law Technology News, the Professional Liability Underwriters Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). Judy was selected by LawCrossing as its Legal Job Star in July 2014.

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  • 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

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Articles

Services

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

Blog

In The Blogs

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Data Privacy Monitor
All Native Advertising is Not Equal: Why that Matters Under the First Amendment and Why it Should Matter to the FTC – Part IV
September 19, 2014
In this five part series, originally published in the Summer 2014 edition of the Media Law Resource Center Bulletin,[1] we take an in-depth look at the native advertising phenomenon and the legal issues surrounding the practice.  After...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Are you—or someone you love—a content hoarder?
September 18, 2014
Hoarding is defined clinically as embodying “a persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions because of a perceived need to save them.” That accumulation occurs regardless of the actual value associated with the possessions...
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Data Privacy Monitor
All Native Advertising is Not Equal: Why that Matters Under the First Amendment and Why it Should Matter to the FTC – Part III
September 17, 2014
In this five part series, originally published in the Summer 2014 edition of the Media Law Resource Center Bulletin,[1] we take an in-depth look at the native advertising phenomenon and the legal issues surrounding the practice.  After...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Yikes, Yelp! Targeted In FTC’s Stepped Up Enforcement of Children’s Privacy – General Audience Services Take Heed
September 17, 2014
Singling a predicted renewal of enforcement of the federal children’s privacy law following broad expansion last year of who and what is covered by the rules, the FTC has filed and settled two recent law suits against mobile app...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Why Worry About a Little Skimmer?
September 17, 2014
Merchants—rightfully so—are worried about securing their payment card environments so that their name does not appear in a headline discussing how millions of cards were stolen from them. Faced with the challenge of evaluating the use of...
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