David M. Brown

Associate

Philadelphia
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Overview

David Brown is a member of the firm's Chambers USA-ranked privacy and data protection team. He also maintains a general litigation practice, with additional experience in class action and complex commercial litigation. David counsels companies on a range of data privacy issues across federal and state laws, providing companies with practical solutions that minimize regulatory and litigation risk.

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  • Develops information security schedules, along with negotiation guidance for use by in-house counsel. 
  • Served as defense counsel in a consumer protection/privacy class action suit involving alleged Telephone Consumer Protection Act violation.
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Experience

  • Develops information security schedules, along with negotiation guidance for use by in-house counsel. 
  • Served as defense counsel in a consumer protection/privacy class action suit involving alleged Telephone Consumer Protection Act violation.
  • Counsels clients on all aspects of data security incident evaluations and responses, including investigating security systems to determine cause(s) of breach, identifying types of affected data, and analyzing applicable international, federal and state laws that govern notice obligations.
  • Defended a Fortune 200 company in state and federal courts. Prepared a motion to dismiss, successfully obtaining dismissal of a breach of contract case from federal court.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Community

  • SeniorLAW Center: Board of Directors

Prior Positions

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Robert L. Vining, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (2012 to 2013)
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York: AUSA Intern (2012)
  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable Joel H. Slomsky, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2011)

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Education

  • J.D., New York Law School, 2012; magna cum laude; New York Law School Law Review, Executive Editor
  • M.C.R.P., University of Cincinnati, 2009
  • B.A., Public Policy, Cleveland State University, 2007, summa cum laude