Rebecca Harlow

Senior Associate

San Francisco

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Rebecca is a Senior Associate in Orrick's San Francisco office who focuses on cybersecurity and privacy litigation and complex commercial litigation.  

Rebecca's practice includes all aspects of civil litigation, in areas including privacy and data security breach litigation, insurance litigation, securities enforcement and shareholder litigation, Freedom of Information Act issues, and complex commercial litigation and arbitration.  She has represented multiple companies in multidistrict class action litigation, regulatory investigations, and payment card brand claims arising out of the announcement of cybersecurity and privacy incidents, from the initial investigation of a potential security incident through resolution of litigation.  She has also represented clients facing investigations by the SEC, employment-related class action lawsuits, insurance coverage disputes and arbitration of contractual disputes.  Rebecca's pro bono practice focuses on immigration and civil rights issues.  

Prior to joining Orrick, Rebecca was a business and securities litigation associate in the San Francisco office of another international law firm.  She previously served as a pro bono fellow at Greater Boston Legal Services representing low-income clients in disputes over state cash and food assistance benefits.

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COVID-19 Impacts Cyber Vulnerability

On March 10, Orrick lawyers Shannon Yavorsky, Rebecca Harlow, Brett Cooper and Julie Totten recorded a discussion about COVID-19 operational issues associated with managing employees and businesses, including covering the topic of cyber vulnerability. The conversation shares insights into how COVID-19 is creating increased cybersecurity and privacy risks as companies prepare for the spread of the virus and are forced to adapt to a new way of doing business. This video is a segment from a one-hour CLE program entitled “The Early Legal Impact of COVID-19.” To view our video and the full length CLE click here. READ MORE