Trends in Data Privacy Litigation | Q2 2022

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Overview


With the increased attention to and explosion of laws related to consumer privacy and cybersecurity, companies must defend their privacy practices in court and regulatory arenas now more than ever before. McDermott’s Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group is closely monitoring developments across an array of privacy-related litigations and regulatory matters. We will be providing a quarterly update regarding key privacy litigation watch outs for businesses. To contact us about anything in these updates or for your litigation needs, please contact David Saunders.

In Depth


In the last quarter, we saw some noteworthy activity in data privacy litigation, including a rare data breach trial and a new state privacy law. There were also a few notable matters involving the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) and cookies in relation to federal wiretapping laws.  In the video below, Partner David Saunders explores some of these data privacy trends in Q2 and what organizations need to watch out for as these cases continue.