Randi Singer is a litigation partner in Weil’s New York office and a member of the Firm’s Intellectual Property & Media practice and its Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management group. She focuses primarily on copyright, Lanham Act false advertising, and trademark litigation, privacy, cybersecurity, and social media counseling, and music licensing, First Amendment, right of publicity, and other intellectual property issues, in addition to complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy proceedings.
Ms. Singer has been repeatedly recognized as a leading intellectual property and media & entertainment lawyer by legal industry publications, including TheLegal 500 US, Chambers USA, World Trademark Review,and Benchmark Litigation, Managing IP Magazine’s IP Stars, and Super Lawyers, and in 2012 she was named a “Rising Star” in Media and Entertainment by Law360. She has successfully represented and counseled clients on a wide variety of copyright and trademark matters involving both classic ownership and fair use issues, as well as evolving secondary liability issues arising from social media platforms. Her advertising, trademark, and state unfair trade practices cases have spanned a broad spectrum of consumer products and services, from over-the-counter drugs, razors, toothpaste, paint, food and cosmetics, to financial services, luxury goods and consumer electronics.
Ms. Singer has earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) credentials and regularly counsels clients in connection with privacy, cybersecurity, and social media issues in a wide variety of matters, including such high-profile transactions as Facebook’s acquisition of Whatsapp, Inc., Yahoo!’s acquisition of Tumblr, and Signet Jewelers Limited’s acquisition of Zale Corporation. In 2015, The National Law Journal recognized Ms. Singer as one of its inaugural “Trailblazers” nationwide for her cutting-edge work in the cybersecurity and data privacy area.