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Hannah Nelson

Hannah Nelson is an associate in the firm’s Palo Alto office and a member of the Litigation and Investigations Practice Group. Her practice focuses on defending class actions in the technology industry, including privacy class actions and consumer class actions.

An Ohio federal district court recently dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction a class action complaint asserting claims arising from a data breach experienced by defendant Associated Materials, LLC.  See Marlin v. Associated Materials, LLC, 2024 WL 2319115 (N.D. Ohio May 22, 2024).Continue Reading Ohio Federal Court Dismisses Data Breach Lawsuit for Lack of Article III Standing

A federal judge in the Western District of Washington recently dismissed a class action complaint accusing Overlake Hospital Medical Center of unlawfully disclosing the health data of patients who accessed its websites to third parties.  See Nienaber v. Overlake Hosp. Med. Ctr., 2024 WL 2133709 (W.D. Wash. May 13, 2024).  Plaintiff Jacq Nienaber, an Overlake patient, alleged that the hospital shared her private data with Meta and other third parties through the use of the Meta Pixel and Meta’s Conversions Application Programming Interface on its public website and private patient portal. Continue Reading Washington Federal Court Dismisses Privacy Claims Involving Hospital Website

At the end of last month, courts handed down two decisions in favor of website operators and their service providers in session replay litigation, granting motions to dismiss on personal jurisdiction grounds.Continue Reading Website Operator and Session Replay Provider Succeed on Personal Jurisdiction Arguments