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Zarish Baig is an associate in our Litigation Practice, managing a wide variety of cases, including data privacy, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, breach of contract, white collar criminal matters, and internal and government investigations.

Before joining the firm, Zarish worked as a litigator in a mid-sized firm in the San Francisco Bay Area; and prior to that, as a litigator in Calgary, Canada. Zarish has experience representing clients from all over the world.

Zarish is a skilled trial lawyer and has participated in all stages of litigation on behalf of her clients. Zarish focuses her practice on reaching the best results for her clients in the most cost-effective and time-efficient manner. Litigation may not always be the right approach, and Zarish uses tailored case resolution processes to respond to each of her clients’ needs.

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The world of digital marketing has grown exponentially in the last two decades.  In fact, it was estimated that in 2020, despite the global pandemic, approximately $332.84 billion will be spent on digital advertising worldwide.[1]  Not surprisingly, sophisticated algorithms (such as real-time bidding and programmatic ad buying) have been built in recent years to

As the first year for litigation and enforcement, 2020 was a big year for the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).  Read on for ConsumerPrivacyWorld’s highlights of the year’s most significant events, as well as our predictions for what 2021 may bring.

Recap – What is the CCPA?

Following the lead of the European Union’s General

It is a reoccurring issue in data privacy litigation—a plaintiff commences litigation challenging applications of new technology and raising various claims concerning decades-old data privacy laws that predated the technology at issue.  Such is the case of recent data scraping litigation, addressed in greater detail below.

What is data scraping?  Good question.  To generalize, it

Supplemental jurisdiction, in simple terms, is a statutory tool that enables federal district courts to entertain claims not otherwise within their adjudicatory authority. The claims however should be “so related to claims . . .[in the federal-court case] that they form part of the same case or controversy.” (28 U.S. Code § 1367 et seq.)

Yahoo!’s data breach class action is finally being put to rest. Last month, the Northern District of California approved the proposed $117.5M settlement to resolve the claims of approximately 194 million class members in In re Yahoo! Inc. Customer Data Sec. Breach Litig., No. 16-MD-02752-LHK, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 129939 (N.D. Cal. July 22,

The Credit Reporting Resource Guide (“CRRG”) is a resource guide prepared by the Consumer Data Industry Association that provides codes that facilitate compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). (Learn more here.) Courts in the Sixth Circuit have previously established that the CRRG is not dispositive on FCRA compliance. Thus, when Plaintiff tried

Just a few weeks ago, the Honorable Laurie J. Michelson of the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division commented on the high number of identical lawsuits against Michigan First, covered here. Unfortunately, it did not take very long for Michigan First to be dragged into court again (See Euring v. Equifax Info. Servs.,

  1. Imagine there is a company that knows every dollar you deposit or withdraw, every dollar you charge or pay to your credit card, and every dollar you put away for retirement, within hours after you make the transaction. Imagine this includes every book or movie ticket or meal you purchase, every bill you pay to