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Inside The Firm

Edelson PC is a recognized leader in plaintiffs' class and mass action litigation, with a special emphasis on technology and privacy cases. In addition to consumer work, we represent startups and other corporate clients in select litigation and strategic business matters.
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Areas of practice

  • + CONSUMER PROTECTION, TECH, AND PRIVACY

    Our consumer protection, tech, and privacy-related practice stands at the intersection of law and technology, staking out and protecting consumer rights in an ever-changing digital …...
  • + APPELLATE LITIGATION

    Our landmark appellate victories in the fields of telecommunications law, privacy rights, and financial regulation have helped shape the way these industries do business and …...
  • + COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

    The Edelson philosophy is demonstrated in practice every day by the way we litigate. Whether prosecuting or defending actions, our approach is seen in our …...
  • + Employee Rights Litigation

    Edelson PC is investigating the growing practice of California companies wrongfully classifying their employees as independent contractors. California has especially strong employee protection laws, including …...
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What Others Say

  • "Plaintiffs class action powerhouse"

    Law360 November 2015
  • "With a track record of winning cases against some of the country’s biggest tech companies . . . Edelson is a difficult lawyer to bet against."

    The American Lawyer. December 2016
  • "Top National Plaintiffs' Class Action Firm[] . . .

    [in the areas of] Technology, Privacy, and Telecommunications"

    U.S. CHAMBER INSTITUTE FOR LEGAL REFORM October 2013
  • "[G]ame changing privacy work...

    'uncanny ability' to come up with 'creative arguments' ... 'unorthodox style has led to momentum-shifting rulings'"

    LAW360 October 2014
  • "[P]rivacy litigation heavyweight"

    Law360 November 2015
  • "Vigorous advocates, constructive problem-solvers,

    and civil with their adversaries."

    IN RE JPMORGAN CHASE HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT LITIG., NO. 10 C 3647 (N.D.ILL, JULY 16, 2010) (ORDER APPOINTING EDELSON INTERIM CO-LEAD COUNSEL). July 2010
  • "[Edelson's representation of its clients was] consistent with the highest standards

    of the profession" and "a model of what the profession should be and what the profession should do on behalf of people who have claims of this nature so as to have them resolved in a just, fair, and reasonable way."

    CHIEF JUDGE JAMES HOLDERMAN (N.D. ILL.), GRANTING FINAL APPROVAL TO SETTLEMENT IN IN RE: KENTUCKY GRILLED CHICKEN COUPON MARKETING & SALES PRACTICES LITIG. November 2013
  • "[S]ignificant and particularly specialized expertise in electronic privacy litigation and class actions."

    IN RE NETFLIX PRIVACY LITIG., NO. 5:11-CV-00379 (N.D. CAL. AUG. 12, 2011) (ORDER APPOINTING INTERIM LEAD COUNSEL). August 2013
  • "The proof of [Edelson PC's] experience, reputation, and abilities is extraordinary...

    Each [of their cases] elaborates on the experience and unique success [they] have had in achieving leading roles in the area of 'technology consumer protection class actions."

    ARBITRATION AWARD IN MOBILE CONTENT CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT August 2013
  • "[K]nown for securing multi-million dollar settlements against tech giants."

    CHICAGO DAILY LAW BULLETIN September 2013
  • "[Edelson's] cases read like a time capsule of the last decade,

    charting how computers have been steadfastly logging data about our searches, our friends, our bodies."

    The New York Times April 2015
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Our Approach

  • Cravath Alternative: $150K Now… Much, Much More At Bonus Time.

    Edelson's response was classically unorthodox ...

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    Cravath Alternative: $150K Now… Much, Much More At Bonus Time.

    Edelson's response was classically unorthodox ...

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  • Rapid Fire Q and A with Jay Edelson

    Hear what’s on the mind of privacy class action pioneer, Jay Edelson...

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    Rapid Fire Q and A with Jay Edelson

    Hear what’s on the mind of privacy class action pioneer, Jay Edelson...

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  • Let the Externs Get Paid.

    It’s time for the legal industry to re-evaluate antiquated views about law students....

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    Let the Externs Get Paid.

    It’s time for the legal industry to re-evaluate antiquated views about law students....

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  • Rethinking the Law Firm Recruitment Model

    The shortcomings with the conventional hiring process....

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    Rethinking the Law Firm Recruitment Model

    The shortcomings with the conventional hiring process....

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  • It’s Time for Lawyers to Start Helping Their Clients Make Data-Driven Decisions.

    Lawyers struggle to measure success or failure....

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    It’s Time for Lawyers to Start Helping Their Clients Make Data-Driven Decisions.

    Lawyers struggle to measure success or failure....

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  • Spaces: The games are always on at Edelson

    It’s a high-energy place with a lot of noise...

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    Spaces: The games are always on at Edelson

    It’s a high-energy place with a lot of noise...

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  • The ATL Interrogatories: 10 Questions with Jay Edelson.

    One of the “most creative minds in the legal profession['s]" views on training and management ...

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    The ATL Interrogatories: 10 Questions with Jay Edelson.

    One of the “most creative minds in the legal profession['s]" views on training and management ...

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  • End the Summer Associate Sideshow (and start treating them like the almost-lawyers they are)

    Bring them on to do real work...

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    End the Summer Associate Sideshow (and start treating them like the almost-lawyers they are)

    Bring them on to do real work...

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  • Trust Young Lawyers & They Won’t Let You Down.

    Given a chance, attorneys can significantly add to a practice even in their early years....

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    Trust Young Lawyers & They Won’t Let You Down.

    Given a chance, attorneys can significantly add to a practice even in their early years....

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