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 two years since BIPA’s 2018 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 experience and successful track record in defending clients in consumer class actions in a broad range of industries. She has advised extensively on Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) disputes, as well as matters involving unfair More ›
Mike Burshteyn’s practice involves litigating disputes and counseling clients on matters related to privacy, data security, breach preparedness and response, and cybercrime investigations. Drawing on his unique mix of litigation and business experience, Mike is a passionate and measured advocate who offers clients practical legal advice. Mike has litigated matters in federal and state courts in California, as well as federal courts in Washington, New More ›
Prior to joining the firm, Camille served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert S. Lasnik of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. She also worked as an Intellectual Property Litigation associate at a global law firm in Boston. Camille received her Master of Laws from Harvard Law School, where she received the Dean’s Award for Community Leadership and was More ›