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Tech Law Career Series

This annual series is a chance for law students to explore various careers available in technology and information law in a casual setting. CLIP brings practitioners to the law school to discuss their practice with a small group of students over lunch or wine and cheese. The format offers a unique opportunity for students to find out about different practices and ask questions in an intimate setting.

2020 Schedule:

March 9, 2020 - Information Law In-House

Noga Rosenthal (’02) - Chief Privacy Officer & General Counsel at Ampersand

Noga is responsible for guiding the company’s privacy and legal initiatives; she holds deep expertise in the development and implementation of comprehensive privacy programs. Noga previously served as Chief Privacy Officer at Epsilon where she led the company’s worldwide privacy, compliance and regulatory activities. Prior to Epsilon, she served as General Counsel and Vice President for Compliance and Policy for the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), running its compliance program and ensuring that member companies delivered on the promise of self-regulation for interest-based advertising. Furthermore, she also led global legal affairs for WPP’s Xaxis, a pioneering programmatic digital media business, as SVP and General Counsel.

Noga is a member of the Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP) and the IAB Federal Privacy Working Group. She has also served on the IAPP’s Education Advisory Board and was an active member of the UK Data Protection Network, providing guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation. Noga also sat on the Advisory Board of the Digital Advertising Alliance, the Data Standards Committee of the Data and Marketing Association, the Legal Affairs Council and the Public Policy Council of the Interactive Advertising Bureau. She also served as co-chair of the Privacy Committee of the Mobile Marketing Association.

March 24, 2020 - Information Law in a Small Firm

Carrie Goldberg – Founder, C.A. Goldberg PLLC

Carrie Goldberg is a victims’ rights attorney who has built a team that provides cutting edge legal help for clients under attack by “pervs, assholes, psychos, and trolls.” Her book, Nobody’s Victim, was published in August 2019. Carrie’s work includes:

  • Holding social media platforms accountable for the severe harassment and abuse occurring on their websites through the firm’s suit against Grindr and a six-figure settlement against a major tech company
  • Removal of over 18,000 sexually graphic images and videos from the Internet that were posted without the subject’s consent
  • Managing the removal and online moderation of celebrity targets of “The Fappening”
  • Co-counsel in the representation of 14 women in Jane Doe 1-14 v. GirlsDoPorn.com, et al.
  • Representation of clients caught in the crosshairs of fake news like Pizzagate

She is the recipient of 2017’s Privacy Champion Award from Electronic Privacy Information Center.

March 30, 2020 - Information Law in a Large Firm

Kathleen McGee – Counsel, Lowenstein Sandler

Kathleen is a highly accomplished technology and regulatory lawyer and former prosecutor with more than 17 years’ experience in the public sector. Her practice has a dual focus on compliance and investigations. Prior to joining Lowenstein Sandler, Kathleen served as Bureau Chief of the Bureau of Internet & Technology for the New York State Attorney General’s Office. As Bureau Chief, Kathleen was at the forefront of regulation, enforcement initiatives, and public policy involving privacy, data security, and consumer protection, among other issues. Earlier in her career, she served as Director of the Office of Special Enforcement in the New York City Mayor’s Office, where, as lead counsel, she directed litigation on a number of intellectual property and civil nuisance matters and was a policy leader on issues ranging from data analytics to human trafficking. While with the Mayor’s Office, Kathleen also developed the New Business Acceleration Team to streamline regulations and fast-track new business development. Kathleen started her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office in New York, where she prosecuted domestic violence, child abuse, and sex crimes.

March 31, 2020 - Information Law at a Tech Company

Tara Whalen – Privacy Engineer, Google

Tara Whalen is a Staff Privacy Analyst at Google. She obtained a Master of Laws from the University of Ottawa, with a Concentration in Law and Technology. Tara previously worked as a Privacy Engineer at Apple, and as an IT Research Analyst at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. She conducted post-doctoral research in computer security at Carleton University, after receiving a PhD in computer science at Dalhousie University. Tara has 20 years of experience in the information security and privacy fields, including roles in research labs, academia, federal government institutions, and the private sector. Her research interests include usable security and privacy, as well as technology policy.

April 7, 2020 - Information Law In State Government

Noah Stein (FLS ‘08) – Assistant Attorney General, Bureau of Internet & Technology for the New York State Attorney General’s Office

Noah Stein is an Assistant Attorney General with the Internet Bureau of the New York Attorney General’s Office, where he assists in regulating the technology sector, including in concerns relating to data security, privacy, the sharing economy, gaming, deceptive or unfair trade practices, spyware, spam, and free speech. Before joining the New York AG’s Office, Noah was an associate at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, LLP, a litigation-focused firm where he represented clients in both criminal and civil matters. Prior to enrolling at Fordham Law, Noah worked in the New York AG’s Legal Aid office educating charities on regulation compliance. He also was a business analyst with international consulting firm McKinsey & Company, Inc. Noah received his J.D. with honors from Fordham University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University.

2019

February 27, 2019: Information Law in Federal Government
David Feder (FLS '07) - Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of New Jersey

February 28, 2019: Information Law in State Government
Kathy Walter (FLS '17) - Program Counsel, NYS Department of State, Division of Consumer Protection

March 7, 2019: Privacy, Cybersecurity, and E-Discovery in a Large Firm
Kenneth Rashbaum - Partner, Barton LLP

March 28, 2019: IP Law in a Boutique Firm
Michael Jenks (FLS '15) - Associate, Desmarais LLP

April 4, 2019: Information Law In-House
Samantha Vaughan (FLS '96) - Group Vice President, Corporate Compliance, and Chief Privacy Officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

April 11, 2019: IP Litigation
Maxim Price (FLS '08) -  Founding Partner and Co-Partner-In-Charge, Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP

2018

Thursday, February 22nd: IP Law in a Boutique Firm
Lauren Emerson (FLS ’07), Counsel, Leason Ellis LLP

Wednesday, February 28th: Information Law in a Large Firm
Jenna N. Rode (FLS ’13), Associate, Hunton & Williams LLP

Thursday, March 8th: Information and Technology Law In-House
Nafees Nuruddin (FLS ’08); Associate Counsel, Online & Digital; The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.

Thursday, March 15th: Information Law with the Government
Michael Pastor, General Counsel, NYC Department of Information Technology and Communications

Thursday, April 19th: Consulting in Information Law and Technology
Adam I. Cohen, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group

2017

Wednesday, March 1st: Information Law in Tech Start-ups
Adrienne Meisels (FLS ‘96), CEO & Founder, myPlanit Inc.

Thursday, March 2nd: IP and Media Law in a Big Firm
Jared I. Kagan, Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Wednesday, March 8th: Information and Technology Law In-house
Kathy Varker (FLS ‘03), Associate General Counsel, McGraw-Hill Education

Thursday, March 30th: Information Law with the Government
Brenda L. Fischer, Chief, Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau
New York County District Attorney’s Office

Thursday, April 6th: IP and Entertainment Law in a Small Firm
Jesseca Salky (FLS ‘11), Partner, Lyons & Salky Law, LLP

Wednesday, April 19th: Information Law with the Government
Kathleen McGee, Bureau Chief, Internet Bureau,
Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York

2016

February 3, 2016 (W): Information Law In-house
Andy Blair, Chief Privacy Officer, Universal Music Group

February 11, 2016 (TH): Public Interest and Information Law
Rashida Richardson, Legislative Counsel, New York Civil Liberties Union

February 18, 2016 (TH): IP and Technology Law in a Small Firm
Marc Melzer (FLS LL.M ’10), Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP

February 25, 2016 (TH): IP and Technology Law in a Litigation Practice
Robert M. Isackson, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

April 27, 2016 (W): Information and Technology Law with the Government
Noah Stein (FLS ‘08), Assistant Attorney General, Internet Bureau,
NY Attorney General’s Office

2015

February 11, 2015 (W): In-house Counsel at an Internet Company
Todd Ruback, Chief Privacy Officer, Ghostery, Inc.

February 19, 2015 (TH): IP and Technology Law in a Small Firm
Tor Ekeland (FLS ’06), Partner, Tor Ekeland, P.C.

February 25, 2015 (W): Information and Technology Law with the Government
Clark Russell and Jordan Adler, Internet Bureau, NY Attorney General’s Office

March 4, 2015 (W): IP and Information Law in a Big Firm
Allison M. Dodd (FLS ‘07), Associate, White & Case

April 9, 2015 (TH): IP and Information Law at a Media Company
Allison Lucas (FLS ‘00), General Counsel and EVP Legal, BuzzFeed

April 15, 2015 (W): Public Interest and Information Law
Mariko Hirose, Staff Attorney, New York Civil Liberties Union

2014

February 26, 2014 (W): IP and Technology Law in a Small Firm
Maia T. Spilman, Law Office of Maia T. Spilman, LLC

March 5, 2014 (W):  IP and Technology Law at a Media Company
Seth A. Metsch, Vice President and Digital Media Counsel,
Legal & Business Affairs, A+E Networks

March 12, 2014 (W): IP in an International Government Organization
Lucinda Longcroft, Head, New York Office,
World Intellectual Property Organization

March 26, 2014 (W): IP and Information Law in a Big Firm
Min Lee, Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

March 31, 2014 (M): In-House at an Internet/IP Company
Gregg Winiarski, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, IAC

April 14, 2014 (M): In-House Information Law Practice
Andrew Reiskind, Counsel, Global Privacy/Data Protection, Mastercard

2013

February 28, 2013: In-House at an Internet Company
Sarah Feingold, Counsel, Etsy, Inc.

March 7, 2013: In-House Technology Practice
Ann Stanley, Senior Counsel, Global Technology, Commercial Operations & Communications, Avon Products, Inc.

April 4, 2013: Internet Law with the Government
Jordan Adler & Clark Russell, Assistant Attorneys General, Internet Bureau, New York State Attorney General’s Office

April 11, 2013: IP/Media Law in a Big Firm
James Rosenfeld, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

April 23, 2013: IP & Internet Law in a Small Firm
Michael Feldman, Partner, OlenderFeldman LLP

2012

February 16, 2012: Public Interest & Information Law
Catherine Crump, Staff Attorney, Speech, Privacy & Technology Project, ACLU

February 23, 2012: Information Law in a Small Firm
Boris Segalis, Partner, Info Law Group LLP

March 8, 2012: Business Affairs at a Media Company
Sharon Kopp, VP, Online & Mobile Distribution, MTV Networks

March 22, 2012: IP in an International Government Organization
Rama Rao, Director, World Intellectual Property Organization Coordination Office, NY

March 29, 2012: IP Litigation in a Big Firm
Andrew H. Schapiro, Partner, Quinn Emanuel

April 3, 2012: IP Practice in a Big Firm
Daren M. Orzechowski, Partner, White & Case LLP (FLS ’99)

2011

February 22, 2011: IP Litigation in a Big Firm
Eleanor M. Lackman, Associate, Hogan Lovells

March 1, 2011: Technology and National Security Work with the FBI
Sean M. Walsh, Assistant General Counsel, National Security Law Branch, FBI General Counsel Office

March 8, 2011: Technology and Information Law Practice in a Small Firm
Joseph V. DeMarco, Partner, DeVore & DeMarco LLP

March 22, 2011: Technology Transactional Work in a Big Firm
Steve Nordahl, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

April 5, 2011: In-House IP Work
Daniel Kummer, Vice President, Litigation & Content Protection, NBC Universal, Inc.

April 13, 2011: Legal Work in a Digital Forensics Firm
John Curran, Executive Managing Director & Deputy General Counsel, Stroz Friedberg
Michael McGowen, Director of Digital Forensics, Stroz Friedberg

2010

February 24, 2010: In-House Privacy Work
Flora Garcia, Director of Privacy, Time, Inc.

March 3, 2010: IP/Technology Practice in a Large Firm
Barry Benjamin, Partner, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

March 10, 2010: Information Law and IP in a Small Firm
Scott J. Kamber, Attorney, KamberLaw LLC

March 24, 2010: Technology Work with the City Government
Mitch Ahlbaum, Deputy Commissioner & General Counsel, NYC Department of Information
Technology & Telecommunications

March 31, 2009: In-House Media Licensing
Jonathan Seiden, Vice President & Director of Intellectual Property, CKX, Inc.

April 14, 2010: Technology Work with the Federal Government
Nick Goldin, Assistant US Attorney, Southern District of NY

2009

February 17, 2009: Working In-House
Gaby Darbyshire, Chief Operating Officer, Gawker Media

February 24, 2009: Litigation in a Small Firm
Jonathan Shapiro, The Shapiro Firm LLP (FLS ‘94)

March 3, 2009: Working in the Business End of New Media
Adrienne Meisels, Senior Vice President of Media Sales & Operations, Mixercast (FLS)

March 11, 2009: Working in the Public Sector
David Szuchman, Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs, Office of the NY Attorney General

April 8, 2009: Working In-House
Raphael Winick, Assistant General Counsel, ESPN

April 14, 2009: Transactional Media Practice in a Mid-Sized Firm
Elizabeth Corradino, Partner, Moses & Singer LLP (FLS ’90)

2008

March 5, 2008: IP/Technology Practice in a Small Firm
Sean Kane (FLS ’98), Partner, Drakeford & Kane LLC

March 11, 2008: IP Litigation in a Large Firm
Bruce P. Keller, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

March 25, 2008: Technology-Related Work With the Government
Justin Brookman, Assistant Attorney General, Internet Bureau, Office of the NY AG

April 2, 2008: Working In-House (Media and Technology)
Susan Greene (FLS ’93), Director, Legal & Business Affairs, EMI Music North America

April 8, 2008: Working In-House (Internet Technology)
William Patry, Senior Copyright Counsel, Google, Inc.

April 15, 2008: Technology Transactional Practice in a Large Firm
John F. Delaney, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP