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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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It has been a year for the record books for data privacy litigation (and we are only into Q2-who knows what Q3 and Q4 will bring!)  CPW has been tracking significant developments in this area of the law—including in regards to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).  While the statute has been in effect for

A commonly asked question after being named as a defendant in data privacy litigation is “well, do we have any available defenses to have the complaint dismissed?”  A recent ruling out of Illinois provides some clarity on what a court may consider on a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction for claims under

On February 25, 2021, Plaintiffs’ Motion for preliminary approval of a $92 million settlement was filed in the ongoing multidistrict litigation, In Re: Tiktok, Inc., Consumer Privacy Litigation (Case: 1:20-cv-04699).  Shortly after the filing of the motion, objections were filed regarding the basis and terms of the settlement.  After a hearing on March 3, 2021,

CPW has previously covered the state of play for data scraping litigation in the context of hiQ’s and LinkedIn’s ongoing dispute.  For an update on this litigation, read on below.

As a reminder, data scraping is a mechanism of extracting data from websites (including websites not available to the public and accessible only to individuals

In the ongoing action related to Alphabet Inc.’s alleged monitoring and tracking of non-Google applications on Android devices, McCoy V. Alphabet, Inc. et al., No. 5:20-cv-05427, the Northern District of California recently granted Defendant a sweeping victory on most of Plaintiffs’ allegations, albeit with leave to amend.  In a 25-page order on Defendant’s motion to

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.)