Kristin Bryan is a litigator experienced in the efficient resolution of contract, commercial and complex business disputes, including multidistrict litigation and putative class actions, in courts nationwide.

    She has successfully represented Fortune 15 clients in high-stakes cases involving a wide range of subject matters.

    As a natural extension of her experience litigating data privacy disputes, Kristin is also experienced in providing business-oriented privacy advice to a wide range of clients, with a particular focus on companies handling customers’ personal data. In this capacity, she helps clients proactively manage risk by developing and implementing comprehensive privacy policies. Kristin has also represented clients in government investigations regarding their online privacy, marketing and safety practices.

    Kristin is currently the chair of the International Association of Privacy Professional’s KnowledgeNet for Cleveland.

    Prior to joining the firm, Kristin worked at an international law firm in New York. During this time, she was recognized by the Legal Aid Society for her commitment to public service.

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    • Representing a major entertainment company in multidistrict litigation involving putative claims brought on behalf of a class under the Video Privacy Protection Act, the Wiretap Act and various state privacy laws.
    • Representing a website operator in a state attorney general privacy investigation regarding the website operator’s marketing and ad sales practices.
    • Representing a Fortune 15 home appliances manufacturer in multidistrict litigation involving 26 putative class actions alleging violations of consumer protection statutes and other claims.
    • Representing a global manufacturer in complex commercial litigation involving breach of contract, alter ego and other claims arising out of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation.
    • Representing a pharmaceutical manufacturer in multidistrict litigation involving putative class actions alleging violations of state consumer protection laws and fraud. Defeated class certification.


    • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2010
    • Dartmouth College, B.A., 2007


    • Ohio, 2016
    • New York, 2011


    • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of New York
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of Ohio

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member, William K. Thomas Inn of Court

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    • Co-author, “The Law of Averages: In a Narrow Ruling, the US Supreme Court Allows Representative Evidence ‘to Fill Evidentiary Gaps’ in Tyson Foods, Inc.,” Squire Patton Boggs Client Alert, March 2016.
    • Co-author, “What The ‘Narrow’ Tyson Foods Rule Means For Class Actions,” Law360, March 2016.

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