Robyn M. Feldstein

Associate

New York
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Overview

Robyn maintains a diverse litigation practice. She brings a holistic view to the matters on which she works, and provides logical yet creative solutions to complex problems. Robyn is also a contributor to the Data Privacy Monitor, staying on top of developments in privacy and data protection.

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  • Responsible for a variety of litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler's representation of Trustee Irving H. Picard for the SIPA liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Focuses on the investigation of and litigation against corporate entities and feeder funds in connection with the SIPA Trustee's efforts to recover funds for the BLMIS estate.
  • Counsels clients on regulatory compliance strategies and best practices for biometric authentication, facial recognition technology, social media platforms and other emerging technologies.
  • Member of BakerHostetler's Discovery Management team, which coordinates, develops and integrates numerous cutting-edge commercial and proprietary systems to manage discovery in numerous litigations.
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Experience

  • Responsible for a variety of litigation matters in connection with BakerHostetler's representation of Trustee Irving H. Picard for the SIPA liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Focuses on the investigation of and litigation against corporate entities and feeder funds in connection with the SIPA Trustee's efforts to recover funds for the BLMIS estate.
  • Counsels clients on regulatory compliance strategies and best practices for biometric authentication, facial recognition technology, social media platforms and other emerging technologies.
  • Member of BakerHostetler's Discovery Management team, which coordinates, develops and integrates numerous cutting-edge commercial and proprietary systems to manage discovery in numerous litigations.
  • Successfully resolved an immigration issue for a corporate client.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2017)

News

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Community

  • United Jewish Appeal
  • Washington University in St. Louis: Alumni Association
  • The Dalton School, Manhattan: Alumni Association

Pro Bono

  • Involved in the BakerHostetler New York office partnership with Her Justice, representing low-income women living in New York City in the obtainment of child support, custody, divorce and other legal assistance.
  • Worked with a nonprofit organization to address education issues facing homeless children in New York.
  • Assists the American Constitution Society in various research and policy-related matters.

Prior Positions

  • American Jewish Committee: Public Interest Fellow
  • Legal Extern With the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2010, Dean's List
  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2007, Dean's List

Blog

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Data Privacy Monitor
California Legislature Working Feverishly To Avert Privacy Ballot Initiative
June 22, 2018
We have previously reported a ballot initiative known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), that is expected to be on the November ballot. If passed, it would make sweeping changes to consumer privacy protection rights...
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Data Privacy Monitor
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
June 19, 2018
Class Actions Finkly & Sons Co. Faces Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act Class Action • A former employee of steelmaker A. Finkly & Sons Co. filed a putative class action against the company in Cook County, Illinois, for violations...
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Data Privacy Monitor
OCR Announces Intention to Move Forward With Development of Methodology to Distribute Enforcement Funds to Victims of HIPAA Violations
By Kathryn Carey, Lynn Sessions
June 15, 2018
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) updated its agenda, outlining proposed and final rules as well as pre-rule document releases for 2018. A notable, and highly anticipated, advance notice of proposed rulemaking included on the agenda...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Washington State Passes Legislation Governing the Use of Biometric Information
By Robyn M. Feldstein, Melinda L. McLellan
June 8, 2017
Effective July 23, 2017, Washington will join Illinois and Texas as the third U.S. state to impose statutory restrictions on how businesses collect, use, disclose and retain biometric information. House Bill 1493 applies to entities that...
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Data Privacy Monitor
FTC Settles with Ad Tech Company Over Deceptive Online Tracking Practices
By Robyn M. Feldstein, Melinda L. McLellan
December 27, 2016
On December 20, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that Turn Inc. agreed to settle charges that it misled consumers about its online tracking activities and failed to honor consumer opt-outs as described in its privacy...
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