Third in our Privacy Litigation Year in Review series is an overview of cases under the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). 2020 was a busy year for BIPA litigants. Defendants in the flood of BIPA cases ranged from technology companies developing novel biometric products to amusement parks and health care organizations leveraging biometric tools for employee and customer authentication. Yet despite the healthy clip of litigation in the years since BIPA’s passage, open questions remain about the law’s scope and reach. These questions — involving standing, settlement value, and more — have been hotly contested in 2020 with no signs of letting up this year.
Tiffany is co-chair of MoFo’s global Litigation Department and is the former co-chair of the firm’s Class Actions & Mass Torts Practice Group. Clients seek out Tiffany for her successful track record in defending class action claims on behalf of clients in a broad range of industries, including technology, healthcare, and consumer product companies. She represents numerous Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation involving More ›
Mike Burshteyn’s practice involves litigating class action and complex commercial disputes in matters related to privacy, data security, and novel technology law issues, as well as startup litigation. Mike also conducts cybercrime investigations and counsels clients on litigation and regulatory risk, breach preparedness, and security incident response. Drawing on his unique mix of litigation and business experience, Mike is a passionate and measured advocate More ›
Camille Framroze is an associate in the Litigation Department of Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office. Her practice encompasses a broad range of complex litigation, with a focus on commercial litigation, consumer class actions, and securities litigation. Her clients span several industries, including healthcare, data and analytics, entertainment, construction, computer technology, manufacturing, and energy. Camille also has a strong commitment to pro bono work. More ›