Nicola Menaldo defends and provides counsel to technology and retail clients on a wide range of issues central to their business needs, including privacy and data security, marketing, biometrics, scraping and web crawling, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning. Drawing on her subject matter experience, Nicola regularly defends clients in privacy class actions that involve novel privacy and technology issues. Recognizing that the best litigation advice is to avoid claims in the first place, Nicola also helps clients with product counseling and compliance advice informed by her litigation experience.
Nicola also represents parties and amici in appellate matters addressing First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, and privacy-related issues. Her pro bono practices consist of amicus briefing, including before the U.S. Supreme Court, and the representation of individuals in immigration proceedings.