CHAIR, BIOMETRIC PRIVACY TEAM
Jeffrey Rosenthal has extensive experience in high-stakes corporate and commercial litigation, having defended companies in multiple industries against claims involving:
- Class actions
- Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) / Junk Fax Prevention Act
- Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA")
- Consumer fraud and privacy
- Labeling and false advertising
- Business torts
- Software and technology
- Intellectual property (trade secret / trademark / copyright)
- Civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) Act
- Securities / shareholder actions
- Financial industry arbitration
- Professional liability
- Alien Tort Statute
Jeffrey regularly writes the Cyberlaw column for The Legal Intelligencer, wherein he discusses the intersecting areas of law and computing with an emphasis on the impact of new technologies, online privacy, software, intellectual property, and social networking sites on corporations, businesses, and individuals. He also contributes to Blank Rome’s Cybersecurity Law Watch blog, which focuses on data security and privacy law issues, as well as how to manage and navigate cybersecurity risks.
Jeffrey is a frequent lecturer on issues relating to attorney ethics. His recent speaking engagements include serving as a panelist discussing ethical issues in attorney use of social media for a national webcast, presenting on the proliferation of biometrics (fingerprint/face/voice scans) and the resultant impact on privacy and class action litigation, and presenting on practical class action avoidance strategies. He has also lectured on the topic of alternative dispute resolution at Villanova University School of Law, and on e-discovery and social media at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law. He also serves as a court-appointed Arbitrator as part of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas’ Compulsory Arbitration Program.
In 2014, Jeffrey was selected by a panel of judges as one of The Legal Intelligencer’s “Lawyers on the Fast Track,” a recognition given to only 36 lawyers throughout Pennsylvania under the age of 40 who have influenced the legal industry through their development of the law, commitment to the community, and service to the bar.
While in law school, Jeffrey served as executive editor of the Syracuse Law Review. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable John P. Dean, Principal Administrative Law Judge for the Office of Administrative Hearings in Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey completed his undergraduate studies at Pennsylvania State University where he earned a B.S. in Business Management, Smeal College of Business, and a B.S. in Psychology.