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Tiffany Cheung

Tiffany Cheung

Morrison & Foerster LLP

San Francisco, CA, USA


Tiffany Cheung is the chair of the firm’s Consumer Class Actions practice group. Her practice focuses on defending consumer class actions, and includes federal, state, and multidistrict complex litigation. She has successfully defended clients in disputes involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and various unfair competition, consumer fraud, and antitrust laws in federal and state courts throughout the United States.  In addition, she has represented clients in investigations and actions brought by government officials, including the Federal Communications Commission and various state attorneys general. Her clients span a wide range of industries, including the pharmaceutical, retail, and technology industries.

Ms. Cheung has spoken on topics regarding key developments in class action privacy litigation and has authored numerous legal updates concerning consumer litigation.

Ms. Cheung earned her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley with high honors and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law in 2000, where she was editor-in-chief of the Asian Law Journal.  From 2000 to 2001, she was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Marian Blank Horn of the United States Court of Federal Claims. She was also a judicial clerk for the Honorable Susan R. Bolton of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona from 2001 to 2002.

Education

University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1997)

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 2000)

Publications

  • “The FCC’s New TCPA Rule Set to Take Effect,” Morrison & Foerster’s Out of the Box Newsletter, September 2013.
  • “FCC Rules that Opt-Out Confirmation Text Messages Do Not Violate the TCPA,” Morrison & Foerster Client Alert, December 7, 2012
  • “Light at the End of the Tunnel for Some Defendants Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act,” Morrison & Foerster Client Alert, December 3, 2012
  • “Supreme Court Opens the Federal Court Doors to TCPA Claims,” Morrison & Foerster Client Alert, January 18, 2012
  • “Supreme Court Rejects Massive Employment Class Action: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes,” Morrison & Foerster Client Alert, June 21, 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • “Standing Issues in Internet Privacy Cases,” IAPP KnowledgeNet, Palo Alto, CA, September 19, 2014
  • “Quarterly Antitrust and UCL Update,” State Bar of California, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section, webinar, April 16, 2014
  • “Class Action for Attorneys: Hot Topics in 2012,” The Knowledge Congress teleseminar, September 24, 2012
  • “Drafting Pleadings, Jurisdiction, Venue & Service of Process,” Continuing Education of the Bar, March 4, 2011, San Francisco, California

 

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