Robyn M. Feldstein

Associate

New York
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Overview

Robyn maintains a diverse practice with a focus on the areas of privacy and data protection, e-discovery and advocacy, and complex commercial litigation. 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 Counsel blog, staying on top of developments in privacy law.

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  • Defends organizations in data breach class action lawsuits through all stages of litigation.
  • Supports projects and product launches related to biometric personal information including drafting application and practical advice memos, privacy notices and consent forms.
  • Works with in-house counsel, IT managers and outside consultants on document preservation and discovery management in data breaches and security incidents, as well as in resultant class actions and investigations.
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Experience

  • Defends organizations in data breach class action lawsuits through all stages of litigation.
  • Supports projects and product launches related to biometric personal information including drafting application and practical advice memos, privacy notices and consent forms.
  • Works with in-house counsel, IT managers and outside consultants on document preservation and discovery management in data breaches and security incidents, as well as in resultant class actions and investigations.
  • Develops regulatory compliance strategies and implements best practices around broad data privacy issues, including those relating to biometric authentication, wearables, social media platforms and other nascent technologies.
  • Advises companies on requirements under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and defends companies against alleged violations of the same.
  • Involved in various putative class actions alleging violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act and other consumer protection statutes.
  • Advises emerging companies on a wide range of issues, including trademark protections, social media guidelines and vendor agreements.
  • 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.
  • 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. Focusing 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. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2017 to 2020)

News

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Press Releases

Community

  • United Jewish Appeal
  • New York Cares
  • 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.
  • Seeking special immigrant juvenile status on behalf of a child in proceedings before the United States Immigration Court.
  • 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.
  • Work with the NY COVID Small Business Clinic to advise small business owners on the guidelines and requirements of the Payroll Protection Program.

Prior Positions

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

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • 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

In The Blogs

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Data Counsel
California Privacy Protection Agency Board Chair Discusses CPRA Rulemaking Process and Agency Authority
October 15, 2021
Justin T. Yedor and Jeewon Serrato On October 5, 2021, Jennifer Urban, who serves as Chair of the Board the California Privacy Protection Agency (the CPPA) spoke with members of the California Lawyer’s Association about the Board’s work to...
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Data Counsel
FTC Puts 700+ Companies on Notice to Expect to Pay Penalties for Any Endorsement Violations
October 13, 2021
By: Linda Goldstein, Amy Mudge, Randy Shaheen, Jack Ferry and Matt Renick The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) announced on Oct. 13 a widespread enforcement action against deceptive endorsement practices. The Commission sent a...
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Data Counsel
The Impact of Data Security Incident Trends on Commercial Transactions: Part II – Development Agreements
October 12, 2021
The 2021 edition of BakerHostetler’s annual Data Security Incident Response Report – a report based on the firm’s experience with data security incident response and litigation over the past year – features a number of important insights...
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8 Key Takeaways for Initial Defenses Under the CCPA and CPRA
By Stanton P. Burke, Casie D. Collignon, Marshall J. Mattera, Jeewon K. Serrato
October 7, 2021
Authors: Marshall Mattera, Jeewon Serrato, Casie Collignon and Stanton Burke Since the Jan. 1, 2020 kickoff for private enforcement under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), plaintiffs have filed scores of class actions invoking...
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New Director of HHS Office for Civil Rights Announced: What could Lisa J. Pino's appointment mean for future HIPAA enforcement?
By Sara M. Goldstein
September 28, 2021
More than eight months into the Biden administration, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced the appointment of Lisa J. Pino as the new director of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) on Sept. 27, 2021. As the new...
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