Aaron Blumenthal represents whistleblowers and consumers in class action lawsuits, with a special emphasis on data breach and privacy litigation. For example, Aaron represents victims of the Anthem data breach, which impacted the personal information of approximately 80 million people.
Aaron attended law school at the University of California at Berkeley, where he graduated Order of the Coif, the highest level of distinction. In law school, while working on consumer issues, Aaron wrote and published an article in the California Law Review recommending practical strategies for combating anti-consumer class action waivers.
Prior to law school, Aaron coached Public Forum debate, and was one of the winningest debate coaches in the nation.
For his work as a research assistant in college, Aaron was acknowledged as a “statistical jack-of-all-trades.”
Publications and Presentations
Presenter, “Winning Strategies in Privacy and Data Security Class Actions: the Plaintiffs’ Perspective,” Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, January 10, 2017.
Author, Circumventing Concepcion: Conceptualizing Innovative Strategies to Ensure the Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws in the Age of the Inviolable Class Action Waiver, 103 Cal. L. Rev. 699 (2015).
Co-author, Religiosity and Same-Sex Marriage in the United States and Europe, 32 Berkeley J. Int’l L. 195 (2014).