You Are Not Alone: A Recent Wave of Demands Threatening Privacy Class Actions and Mass Arbitration

A handful of California-based law firms have been sending out demand letters en masse threatening privacy class action litigation or mass arbitration in the absence of early settlements. The laws that they invoke are largely the same, however, the theories continue to evolve (i.e., California Invasion of Privacy Act claims challenging website chat features, pixels, session replay tools, and cookie consent practices). There are strategic options to consider when addressing these demands, as well as risk mitigation measures to employ. Join Restaurant Law Center Executive Director Angelo Amador as he moderates a panel with Mike McTigue, Meredith Slawe, and James Pak from RLC Law Firm Partner Skadden.


Michael Mctigue

Michael W. McTigue, Jr.

Partner, Complex Litigation and Trials; Mass Torts, Insurance and Consumer Litigation, Skadden LLP

Meredith C. Slawe

Partner, Complex Litigation & Trials, Skadden LLP

James Y. Pak

Counsel, Intellectual Property Litigation, Skadden LLP