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)

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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
Podcast: Everything You Need to Know About NFTs in 10 Minutes or Less
July 22, 2021
Rob Musiala, a Counsel in the Digital Assets and Data Management group and the co-leader of our Blockchain Technologies and Digital Currencies team, breaks down everything you need to know about NFTs, all in 10 minutes or less. Questions &...
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Data Counsel
The Brave New World of Cybersecurity Compliance—Key Takeaways from Recent Government Action on Cybersecurity
By Andreas T. Kaltsounis, Seungjae Lee
July 20, 2021
After a series of high-profile supply chain and ransomware attacks, the federal government is ramping up its effort to improve the nation’s cybersecurity. In the past several months, multiple federal departments and agencies announced new...
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Data Counsel
Welcome to the Digital Transformation and Data Economy Newsletter – July 2021 Issue
July 16, 2021
Across the economy, businesses are using digital technology to pivot into innovative service lines, accelerate growth and transform their businesses altogether. These businesses’ digital strategies and data assets play important roles in...
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Data Counsel
The New China Data Security Law and the Impact on Multinational Companies
By Daniel A. Pepper
July 13, 2021
On June 10, 2021, the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) approved the passage of the Data Security Law (DSL), which will take effect on Sept. 1, 2021. Overview Unlike the PRC’s Cybersecurity Law of 2016...
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Nevada Gov. Sisolak Signs Senate Bill (SB) 260 Expanding the State's Internet Privacy Law
By Jerel Pacis Agatep
July 8, 2021
On June 2, 2021, Nevada Gov. Stephen F. Sisolak signed SB 260 approving amendments to the Nevada Privacy of Information Collected on the Internet from Consumers Act. Some key changes to the amended law include expanding the definition of...
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