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Miriam Farhi

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Associate

Miriam Farhi is an associate in the firm's Technology Transactions & Privacy practice and a member of the Privacy & Security and Social Media practices. She works with a broad range of companies on issues relating to privacy, data security, social media, ecommerce and online advertising. In particular, Miriam reviews clients' products and services and helps to incorporate sound privacy and security practices; drafts online terms and conditions, privacy policies, and social media policies; negotiates specific privacy and data security clauses into commercial agreements; and advises clients on issues regarding Internet jurisdiction, e-commerce, domestic and international privacy compliance, and content liability.

In 2009 Miriam was a Perkins Coie Internet Law Fellow. During her seven-month fellowship, she worked on legal issues related to social networking, blogging and microblogging, and worked onsite with a client to launch new social networking features on the client's website.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in Chambers USA "America's Leading Lawyers," for Privacy & Data Security, 2014

Professional Leadership

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

Community Involvement

  • Holocaust Survivors Justice Network, Volunteer Attorney, 2011 - Present
  • Housing Justice Project, Seattle, WA, Volunteer Attorney, 2009
  • Access to Justice Institute, Seattle, WA, Volunteer, 2006 - 2008
  • Mercer Island High School Career and Technical Advisory Board, Board Member

Related Employment

  • Perkins Coie LLP, Seattle, WA, Summer Associate, 2007
  • Mexican Capital Legal Assistance Project, Seattle, WA, Legal Intern, 2006
  • The Transatlantic Institute, Brussels, Belgium, Fellow, 2004 - 2005

Education

  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2008
    Managing Editor, Seattle University Law Review, 2007-2008
  • University of Michigan, B.A., History, with honors, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Washington

Languages

  • French