Professional Biography
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Justin Potesta Associate

  • Austin

    D +1.737.256.6137

    F +1.737.256.6300

    Austin

    405 Colorado St., Suite 1700

    Austin, TX 78701

    +1.737.256.6137

    JPotesta@perkinscoie.com

  • Los Angeles

    T +1.310.788.9900

    F +1.310.788.3399

    Los Angeles

    1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

    Los Angeles, CA 90067-1721

    +1.310.788.9900

    JPotesta@perkinscoie.com

  • Dallas

    T +1.214.965.7700

    F +1.214.965.7799

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Overview

Justin Potesta helps innovative companies navigate cutting-edge privacy and cybersecurity issues, with a particular focus on financial service and digital asset clients. Throughout his career, Justin has regularly defended clients faced with regulatory investigations and class action litigation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Drawing on this litigation experience, he also advises clients on proactive privacy compliance strategies, particularly where those clients handle financial, biometric, or other sensitive personal information.

Justin has deep experience advising clients under the FCRA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and state privacy laws. Beyond clients in financial services and digital assets, he has advised companies in the consumer reporting, lead generation, identity verification, e-commerce, retail, and cloud storage sectors.

*Admitted only in California.

Related Employment

  • Jones Day, Irvine, CA, Associate, 2018 – 2021
  • Judicial Extern for the Hon Jacqueline Nguyen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Pasadena, CA, 2016

Clerkships

  • Hon. Andrew J. Guilford, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 2017 - 2018
  • Hon. John E. Martin, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2016 - 2017

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Bar and Court Admissions

  • California

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2016, Editor-in-Chief, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review
  • Biola University, B.A., English, 2013