Privacy Litigation

Overview

We are adept at handling all aspects of privacy- and data security-related litigation. This includes the class actions that may follow a data security incident as well as litigation based on state and federal laws, including HIPAA, TCPA, FCRA, and California’s Song-Beverly Act. Not only are our core team members experienced in the courtroom, they also include a group of litigators who focus on privacy class action defense. We have a successful record obtaining denials of class certification, dismissals, and summary judgments as well as severely limiting clients’ exposure to damages.

Recognition

  • Recognized as one of the top law firms for client service, we were named to the 2018 BTI Client Service 30 for the fourth consecutive year.

Publications

Blog

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Data Privacy Monitor
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
December 10, 2018
California Consumer Protection Act Privacy Groups Urge California Lawmakers Not to Weaken California Consumer Privacy Act • A variety of privacy groups, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Digital Privacy Alliance and the...
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Data Privacy Monitor
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
By Aaron R. Lancaster
December 5, 2018
GDPR European Regulators Fine Uber Over 2016 Data Breach • British and Dutch privacy regulators issued fines totaling approximately $1.2 million against ride-hailing company Uber over its 2016 data breach. • According to the U.K.’s...
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Data Privacy Monitor
HHS OIG Launches Cybersecurity Webpage to Raise Awareness and Boost Cybersecurity Best Practices
By Alexandra Royal, Lynn Sessions
December 5, 2018
Healthcare data can be up to 10 times more valuable to cyber criminals than credit card numbers, according to a report from the Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG). And, with...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Cookies and Consent Under the EU GDPR
By David M. Brown
November 29, 2018
According to a recent story published by The Register, the U.K. data privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a warning to the U.S.-based newspaper The Washington Post (WaPo) about obtaining consent under...
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Data Privacy Monitor
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
By Aaron R. Lancaster
November 26, 2018
Class Actions Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declares Employers Have Affirmative Duty to Protect Employee Personal Information • According to a recent opinion by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, “an employer has a legal duty to exercise...
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