LAUREN GALLO WHITE

Associate
Litigation

EXPERIENCE:

Lauren Gallo White is an associate in the San Francisco office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she specializes in Internet law and strategy. Lauren represents companies in complex, high-stakes litigation related to online privacy and intellectual property. She is experienced in all aspects of litigation and has significant experience authoring successful trial and appellate briefs that address novel legal questions involving the Communications Decency Act, the First Amendment, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Wiretap Act, the Video Privacy Protection Act, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Prior to joining the firm, Lauren clerked for the Honorable Mary H. Murguia of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and for the Honorable William F. Kuntz, II of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Previously, she worked as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and as an intern at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

SELECT REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS:
  • Counsel for Google in cases involving CDA § 230(c) and the application of the First Amendment to search engine results and YouTube video content
  • Counsel for BJC Healthcare in a putative class action alleging that various healthcare organizations improperly disclosed referrer header information to Facebook in violation of the Wiretap Act and related privacy laws
  • Counsel for Turn in a putative class action alleging that Turn, a provider of an online advertising technology platform, and Verizon, one of Turn's data partners, used cookies in violation of privacy and consumer protection laws
  • Filed amicus briefs for Google in Fox News v. TVEyes, and for Google in State of West Virginia et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Recipient, Andrew D. Fried Memorial Prize for Best Student Essay on Intellectual Property Law; Editor-in-Chief, The Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts
  • B.A., Rhetoric and English, University of California, Berkeley
    Phi Beta Kappa, With High Distinction in General Scholarship, With Honors in Rhetoric
HONORS:
  • Honored with a "Commitment to Justice Award" by Her Justice (formerly InMotion) in 2013 for her successful pro bono representation of a mother seeking custody and child support in the New York Family Court
SELECT PUBLICATIONS:
  • Co-author with J.S. Liebman, et al., The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution, Columbia University Press, 2014
  • "The (Im)possibility of 'Standard Technical Measures' for UGC Websites," 34(2) The Columbia Journal of Law and the Arts 283-315, 2011
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Massachusetts
  • State Bar of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Contact Information

One Market Plaza
Spear Tower, Suite 3300
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone | 415-947-2058

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone | 650-493-9300

Email | Lauren Gallo Whitelwhite@wsgr.com


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