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Washington, D.C.; Houston
Emily S. Tabatabai is a partner and founding member of the Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation practice, which was named Privacy Practice Group of the Year by Law360 in 2016 and is nationally ranked by the Legal 500 USA for Cyber Law, Data Protection and Privacy. She has been recognized by the Legal500 for her "extraordinary depth of knowledge in student data privacy matters," and by Chambers-USA as "an invaluable resource to have when it comes to data privacy and security."
Emily advises clients on an array of Internet commerce matters, including data privacy and data security compliance and procedure, data breach response, online and mobile privacy, student data and EdTech privacy, behavioral advertising, sales and marketing, advertising and promotions, and social media. She has represented clients from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in investigations before the Federal Trade Commission and State Attorneys’ General, as well as in private litigation.
As a Certified Information Privacy Professional in both U.S. and European privacy law (CIPP/US and CIPP/E) and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Emily works with clients on compliance programs addressing multi-national rules, regulations and best practices governing the collection, use, transfer and disclosure of personal information. She has also advised clients subject to regulatory investigations and litigation involving a spectrum of federal and state laws, including under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), state data breach notification laws, California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) and others.
Emily also has an active consumer protection practice, focused on marketing and promotional issues. She counsels clients on sweepstakes and marketing promotions, retail sales and e-commerce platforms, advertising substantiation, new media and social media integration, and SMS text messaging and telemarketing, including matters involving the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and state and federal consumer protection statutes.
Emily is a frequent speaker on data privacy matters, with a particular focus on student data privacy and EdTech. She was featured as an "Up and Coming" Privacy & Data Security attorney by Chambers-USA 2018 and was recently selected to serve on Law360's 2018 Privacy editorial advisory board.
Adam Nolan Tabor brings prior public policy and litigation experience at the federal, state, and tribal governmental levels to Orrick’s Public Policy Group.
A Managing Associate in our Seattle office, Adam draws upon past public policy and litigation experience across various industry sectors and at multiple levels of government. With a litigation bent, Adam represents clients in court and before regulatory agencies (sometimes both) to accomplish the clients’ ultimate goals in the public policy arena.
The litigation aspect of Adam’s practice at Orrick spans the areas of public utility, energy, natural resources, consumer protection, tax, government contracts and procurement, education, and constitutional law. Adam has represented clients, including state and local governments, and private clients in several of these areas.
When out of litigation mode, Adam advises clients with multi-state compliance issues, whether clients are concerned that state regulators and attorneys general might well investigate them or such public enforcement has already begun.
Adam also maintains a diverse pro bono practice, ranging from litigation experience in “crimmigration” (cases where criminal and immigration law overlap) to helping non-profit organizations ramp up and wind down their affairs.
Before joining Orrick, Adam worked at a large law firm in Washington, D.C. focusing on litigation, regulatory, and governmental relations at the federal and tribal levels of government. Immediately after law school, Adam clerked for a federal circuit judge in the Ninth Circuit and a federal district judge in the Southern District of West Virginia.
Jacopo Taddei is an Italian qualified lawyer, Associate in the Milan office and member of the European Corporate Group. Jacopo has solid experience in M&A transactions, corporate governance and in drafting and negotiating complex, cross-border commercial agreements (such as licensing, distribution, agency, franchising and supply agreements).
Jacopo also has specific experience in criminal liability of legal entities, and assists some of the most important Italian companies - some of which are listed in Italy or abroad - in drawing up compliance programs in accordance with Italian Legislative Decree 231/01. He also provides legal assistance to Vigilance Bodies (“Organismi di Vigilanza”) of several companies (mainly banks and insurance companies).
Jacopo is teaching assistant in “Company and Business Law (advanced course)” at Bocconi University in Milan.
Yoshi Takatori is head partner of Orrick's Global Japan practice and Tokyo's Litigation Group. His practice focuses on cross-border dispute resolution including multi-jurisdictional litigation and international arbitration on intellectual property, product liability, anti-trust, FCPA and UKBA and compliance investigation and disputes involving labor laws. Yoshi has been recognized by numerous international publications such as being ranked Band 1 as a Dispute Resolution lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific and recognized as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property for Asia Pacific Legal 500.
Yoshi has an active practice advising and counseling multi-national Japanese companies and the Japanese Government, on proactive cybersecurity program development and strategy. He also advises on cybersecurity issues in the context of adversarial proceedings and dispute resolution. He is an Editor and Co-author of “Cyber Security Strategy for Litigation and Compliance,” which is the first book in the Japanese legal marketplace discussing multi-stakeholder risk management strategies relating to external cyber-attacks and insider cyber trade secret theft. He is regularly consulted by leading media outlets, including TV and newspapers, and quoted, in major business publications on cybersecurity issues and insights.
Yoshi's previous experience includes:
representing several Japanese companies in the Cresvale Securities (Princeton Bonds) incident, which victimized over 150 Japanese companies, and played a central role in the trial and settlement procedures in Japan and New York;
successfully representing clients in a number of IP-related dispute resolutions involving trademark, counterfeit and patent issues in U.S., Asian and EU jurisdictions. In recent years he has gained attention for victories in compensation for damages of trademark infringement in foreign countries through application of foreign law and Japanese law through the Act on General Rules for Application of Laws; and
numerous achievements in cross-border enforcement, trial and international arbitration such as obtaining a temporary restraining order in Japanese court based on the certified decision in California that includes JPY280 billion in punitive damages.
In addition, Yoshi is listed as a recommended arbitrator for the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) and listed on SIAC's Panel of Arbitrators and KCAB’s Panel of Arbitrators and as a Specialist Mediator at Singapore International Mediation Center (SIMC). He is a qualified FCIArb and serves key positions in the international arbitration field such as being the executive director for the Japan Association of Arbitrators, and co-convener of the Japan Chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb.).
Prior to joining Orrick, he was chair of the litigation department at the Tokyo office of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP.
Alexander Talarides, a senior associate in the San Francisco office, is a member of the Securities Litigation, Investigations and Enforcement Group.
Alex's practice focuses on disputes involving mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, directors and officers liability, indemnification and advancement, and stockholder access to books and records; counseling directors, officers, special committees and stockholders on issues of corporation and alternative entity law; and disputes involving complex agreements such as merger agreements, asset purchase agreements, limited liability company and partnership agreements.
Alex has handled a broad array of securities, financial, accounting and other business disputes in federal and state courts throughout the country. He has also assisted boards of directors in connection with stockholder derivative actions and has assisted boards, officers and others in SEC investigations.
Alex has represented Chesapeake Energy, Nordstrom, PayPal, 23andMe, Deckers Outdoor, Oracle, Microsoft, LinkedIn, ASUS, NVIDIA, SemiLEDs, Electronic Arts, Emerson Electric, Barclays, Charles Schwab, UBS, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Viasystems Group, ZipRealty, Synopsys, SureWest Communications, Recurrent Energy, Pre-Paid Legal Services, Merix, Par Pharmaceutical Companies, among others.
Stephen is a corporate associate with Orrick and is part of the Technology Companies Group in London. His practice areas cover all aspects of corporate law, with a particular focus on venture capital, mergers, acquisitions and private equity transactions. Stephen is very interested in emerging technologies and advising clients on the related developments in these areas.
Stephen is interested in emerging technologies and focussed on providing innovative and pragmatic advice to Orrick's clients. Before joining the team at Orrick, Stephen trained and qualified with a top tier Irish law firm in Dublin. He has worked with leading Irish venture capital firms on early stage and growth funding rounds into tech companies in a range of sectors. He has also worked on company-side matters involving general corporate issues and advised on several large M&A transactions. Stephen regularly advises venture capital firms on due diligence and investment issues. He also advises start-ups and tech companies on the issues that are commonly encountered on incorporation, fund raising, growth and exits.
Patrick Tardivy is an M&A and Private Equity lawyer in our Paris Office and the Office Leader.
Patrick advises French and international clients on all aspects of corporate law. He mainly intervenes on M&A and Private Equity matters as well as joint-ventures. He specializes in the sectors of aerospace and defense, as well as energy and infrastructures, and real estate investments. He also has experience in investments in Francophone Africa.
According to Legal 500 EMEA 2016, clients praise Patrick for his “excellent business acumen to match in-depth legal experience”.
Before joining Orrick in 2016, Patrick was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
Suman Tatapudy is an associate in Orrick's Sacramento office. Suman's specific practice area is public policy. She specializes in developing and implementing creative, multi-faceted solutions to business problems that incorporate legislative and regulatory strategies.
Suman has experience working at the federal and state levels of government. Prior to joining Orrick, she worked in the California State Assembly as a Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellow. In this role, she had the opportunity to work in the Office of Assembly Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore Kevin Mullin as a full-time legislative staffer. Suman has experience navigating bills through the legislative process and has an in-depth working knowledge of the California budget process.
Suman also has experience working in the federal government. She worked for Congressman Pete Stark in the U.S. House of Representatives and for Commissioner Mignon Clyburn in the Federal Communications Commission.
Alice works on a range of commercial real estate matters including negotiating commercial leases for landlords of major shopping centres and advising on the real estate aspects of acquiring and refinancing renewable energy projects.
She joined the firm as a trainee solicitor in 2015.
Emily Taylor is a Managing Associate in Orrick's Employment Law Group.
Emily defends employers in federal and state court litigation and before administrative agencies. Emily also advises and counsels employers on a variety of employment issues, including discrimination and harassment, leaves of absence, termination, reasonable accommodation and wage-and-hour issues.
Emily is a member of Orrick’s employment law group that was named the 2016 and 2017 Labor & Employment Department of the Year in California by The Recorder in recognition of their significant wins on behalf of leading multinational companies on today’s most complex and challenging employment law matters.
Perry Teicher, an attorney based in Orrick's New York office, serves on the leadership of Orrick's global Impact Finance & Investment group as the Impact Finance Attorney, advising impact-oriented clients globally.
Perry represents and advises entrepreneurs, fund sponsors, family offices, and tax exempt organizations across a wide range of transactions, including corporate legal matters, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private fund formation matters and portfolio transactions, and private placements. Perry has a particular focus on advising clients that aim to integrate social, environmental, and financial outcomes.
Perry served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kazakhstan, where he supported the development of businesses aiming to create mobility and opportunity for people with disabilities in the region. Perry is a Ariene de Rothschild Fellow and member of the ROI Community and Nexus. A native of the Detroit area and University of Michigan graduate, Perry remains committed to the Detroit area, supporting Detroit expat initiatives nationally.
Darren Teshima, Co-Leader of Orrick's Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, helps clients intelligently manage risk and assert their rights through litigation. To safeguard clients from both anticipated and unforeseen dangers, Darren ensures each client’s litigation strategy and insurance coverage align with its business objectives.
Specializing in the technology and finance sectors, Darren litigates high stakes commercial disputes, focusing on insurance coverage disputes. He has successfully handled litigation related to residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), directors & officers (D&O) coverage and cyber insurance for some of the largest data breaches in history.
Darren also helps clients avoid litigation by crafting innovative strategies that address cutting-edge cyber, data and cryptocurrency concerns; as well as D&O and professional liability. Whether assisting a startup focused on rapid growth, or a global corporation expanding into the digital future, Darren tailors his strategy to each client’s unique business model and objectives.
He has been recognized for his work by Legal 500, which lists Darren as a recommended lawyer in the Insurance: Advice to Policyholders category. Darren has been named a Law360 Rising Star, one of the "Best Lawyers Under 40" by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), and is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Darren is also passionate about his pro bono work and community involvement. The Legal Services for Children has given him its Pro Bono Advocate Award twice. His pro bono work includes administrative trials and hearings on behalf of asylum seekers and low-income tenants, and litigation advice to nonprofit organizations. He is the Vice Chair of the board of directors of Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Asian Law Caucus, and serves on the boards of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies and Legal Services for Children.