Andrew Friedman Discusses the Marriott Data Breach Lawsuit: Data Breach Debacles

Good Law ǀ Bad Law Podcast

May 31, 2019

Andrew Friedman, co-chair of Cohen Milstein’s Consumer Protection practice and co-lead counsel in the Marriott data breach class-action suit, joins Aaron Freiwald, host of the weekly podcast Good Law | Bad Law, to discuss the Marriott case as well as other massive data breaches and the growing security concerns surrounding our personal information.

In today’s episode, Andrew and Aaron address the issues of hacking and all the ways in which our personal data, like passwords, credit card information, our social security numbers, etc., are vulnerable. Andrew explains how customers’ private information can be exposed, specifically in regards to big companies, discussing his involvement in the Marriott Hotel litigation as co-lead counsel – an instance where hundreds of millions of hotel guests’ personal data was hacked, exposing customers’ most sensitive information, such as passport details.

An interesting and incredibly important discussion, listen in as Andrew and Aaron talk about the dangers of sharing your personal data as well as what customers are doing to be better informed and the steps you can take to help protect yourself.