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Adam Fox is an experienced trial lawyer, trailblazer and community leader who the Los Angeles Business Journal named in 2020 to its list of the most influential leaders and executives in Los Angeles—the LA 500. The Los Angeles Business Journal previously honored him as a finalist for its prestigious Litigation Attorney of the Year award.

Adam regularly handles high-stakes controversies across a wide range of subject matters, including some of the nation’s most high-profile competitor suits and class actions relating to data privacy, among other things. Several major controversies Adam has litigated have garnered substantial national and regional media attention, including televised interviews and front page coverage in prominent national newspapers, such as the Washington PostLos Angeles TimesWall Street Journal, and New York Times, among other publications.

Adam is also widely published, having authored numerous law review articles and other publications.  He has likewise lectured, presented papers or served on speaking panels at the University of Colorado Law School, George Mason University School of Law, Rutgers University School of Law and the University of California at Los Angeles. He has also presented at conferences for the American Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute among others. Before entering private practice, Adam served as a judicial clerk for the late Honorable Robert B. Krupansky of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Adam previously served as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Los Angeles Office, and as a Member of the firm’s Global Board.

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Part I:  First, Check Your Rear-View Mirror

[M]odern enterprise and invention have, through invasions upon . . . privacy, subjected [people] to mental pain and distress, far greater than could be inflicted by mere bodily injury.”[1]

Legal commentators today commonly characterize data privacy and cybersecurity litigation as a “tidal wave”[2] approaching