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The CCPA Is Here -- Are You Litigation-Ready?

Speaker(s): Ann Marie Mortimer, Jason J. Kim, Lisa J. Sotto
Recorded on: Jun. 17, 2020
PLI Program #: 301793

Jason Kim’s practice focuses on class action defense and other complex commercial litigation in the data breach, financial services and consumer contexts. Jason has represented clients at trial and on appeal in all manner of business disputes. He has litigated multiple highly publicized data breach class actions, financial services class actions and consumer class actions for a broad spectrum of Fortune 500 companies. Among other things, Jason has served as litigation counsel to one of the largest online services in the world in class actions involving the largest reported data breaches in history. Similarly, Jason has served as litigation counsel to a major apparel manufacturer in a class action involving a data breach impacting 100 million-plus accounts. Likewise, Jason has represented multiple hotel chains in connection with some of the most widely reported data breaches in that industry. On top of that, Jason routinely serves as litigation counsel to the largest social media company in the world.

Jason serves as an editor of the firm’s Retail Industry Blog, to which he regularly contributes. He received his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and his B.S. from New York University. Jason is admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and all Districts in California.

Named a Technology Trailblazer as well as Litigation Trailblazer by the National Law Journal, Ann Marie Mortimer co-heads Hunton Andrew Kurth’s commercial litigation practice and is the lead litigation counsel of one of the largest data breaches in history. She is the founder and managing partner of the Los Angeles office, and serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. In California, she has been named among the Top 100 Lawyers and Top Women Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal, Women Leaders in Tech Law by The Recorder, and Top Litigators and Top Women Lawyers in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Her commercial litigation experience focuses on data security, false advertising and unfair competition class actions. Ann Marie has handled an impressive volume of complex, high-profile cases involving cutting-edge class actions and multi-district litigation. Those cases have increasingly involved data breaches of some of the largest companies in the country. Ann Marie’s combination of legal technical excellence blended with bottom-line pragmatism is the reason clients return to her repeatedly to assist with their most complex class action, commercial and data breach cases.

In connection with her litigation practice, Ann Marie routinely counsels clients on matters involving internal investigations and monitoring compliance of corporate legal departments, limiting litigation risk by auditing compliance to ensure a robust and transparent program. As part of her aggregate claims practice, Ann Marie has successfully decertified a nationwide products class action, and defeated class certification in multiple products, toxic tort, unfair competition and unfair trade practice cases. Ann Marie has tried toxic tort, commercial and products cases in state and federal courts throughout California.

Ann Marie received her J.D. from the University of California School of Law (Boalt Hall), where she was Editor of California Law Review. She received her M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and her A.B. from Smith College, cum laude. Ann Marie is admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and all Districts in California.


Named among The National Law Journal’s “100 Most Influential Lawyers,” Lisa Sotto chairs Hunton Andrews Kurth’s top-ranked Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice and is the managing partner of the firm’s New York office. She also serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. Lisa has received widespread recognition for her work in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity. She was voted the world’s leading privacy advisor in all surveys by Computerworld magazine and has received top rankings for privacy and data security by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. Lisa serves as the Chairperson of the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. 

Nicknamed both the “Priestess of Privacy” and “Queen of Breach,” Lisa assists clients in identifying, evaluating and managing risks associated with privacy and data security practices. She advises clients on GLB, HIPAA, COPPA, CAN-SPAM, FCRA, VPPA, security breach notification laws, and other U.S. state and federal privacy and data security requirements (including HR rules), and global data protection laws (including those in the EU, Asia and Latin America). More recently, Lisa and her team have assisted more than 100 clients in developing strategies for complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020.

Lisa also provides extensive advice on cybersecurity risks, incidents and policy issues, including proactive cyber incident readiness. Since 2005, she has advised clients on more than 1,900 cybersecurity and data breach incidents in the U.S. and abroad, including many of the seminal events. Lisa is the editor and lead author of the legal treatise entitled Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook, published by Aspen Publishers, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. 

Lisa is chair of the New York Privacy Officers’ Forum and a former member of the Board of Directors of IAPP. She received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was an editor of the Law Review. She received her B.A. from Cornell University, with Distinction in All Subjects. Lisa is admitted to practice in New York.