New Data Theft Class Action by Users of Venmo, Stripe, and Other Payment Platforms Against Plaid Alleges Violations of Data Privacy Laws

Plaid Financial Privacy Suit

As reported by Law360 (subscription), Lieff Cabraser has filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in California alleging that financial tech start up Plaid Inc. stole Venmo and Stripe users’ personal banking data and sold that data to third party apps without the users’ consent in violation of federal and state privacy laws. Plaid, which recently agreed to be acquired by global payments behemoth Visa for $5.3 billion, provides third-party bank account authentication services for several well-known payment and investment apps, including Venmo, Coinbase, Square’s Cash App, and Stripe. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Honored by National Law Journal with 2019 “Elite Trial Lawyers” Awards for Consumer Protection and Privacy/Data Breach

Lieff Cabraser Honored by National Law Journal with 2019 “Elite Trial Lawyers” Awards for Consumer Protection and Privacy/Data Breach

The National Law Journal (NLJ) has selected Lieff Cabraser for its 2019 “Elite Trial Lawyers” awards in the categories of Consumer Protection and Privacy/Data Breach. The award recognizes lawyers and law firms that have “demonstrated repeated success in cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs over the last 18 months, along with a longer track record of client wins.” [Read more…]

Nicholas Diamand Elected Chair of AAJ Consumer Privacy/Data Breach Litigation Group

Nicholas Diamand Elected Chair of AAJ Consumer Privacy/Data Breach Litigation Group

At the American Association for Justice’s 2016 annual conference, Lieff Cabraser partner Nicholas Diamand was elected Chair of the AAJ’s Consumer Privacy/Data Breach Litigation Group. [Read more…]