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From left: David J. Oberly and Jeffrey N. Rosenthal of Blank Rome. From left: David J. Oberly and Jeffrey N. Rosenthal of Blank Rome.

Data breaches continue to grow at torrid pace, often spurring consumer class action litigation in their wake. And successful data breach litigation can empty a corporate defendant’s coffers. Take, for instance, the $575 million deal Equifax recently reached to settle class litigation stemming from its 2017 mega-breach that impacted over 100 million individuals. Consequently, companies handling consumer personal information must be prepared to forcefully defend such high-stakes litigation.

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