Data Law Insights

Data Law Insights

Legal insights on navigating privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, information governance, and e-discovery

Jennifer S. Romano

Jennifer S. Romano

Jennifer S. Romano has a national litigation practice representing big box and specialty retailers against consumer class actions and in disputes with landlords relating to co-tenancy provisions, CAM charges, maintenance obligations and property damage. Jennifer is a frequent contributor to National Retail Tenants Association publications and presenter at NRTA conferences. She is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s Los Angeles office.

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Data Breach Class Action Against Barnes & Noble Dismissed for Lack of Standing

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Data Breach, Privacy
On September 3, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a class action complaint against Barnes & Noble seeking damages based on a data security incident, finding that the plaintiffs lacked standing to bring the claims. This decision reaffirms that retailers may be able to avoid damages for data breaches… Continue Reading