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ABOUT Cari Campen Laufenberg

As a partner in Keller Rohrback’s nationally recognized Complex Litigation Group

, Cari Laufenberg maintains a national practice representing consumers, employees, and institutions in complex consumer and employee class actions involving corporate fraud, privacy and data breach issues, breach of fiduciary duty, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Since joining Keller Rohrback, she has played a key role in obtaining multi-million dollar recoveries for consumers, employees, and shareholders in many of the firm’s largest and most complex cases, including cases involving Anthem Inc., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Marsh McLennan Companies, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., and HealthSouth Corporation.

Cari has been appointed to numerous leadership positions in federal courts across the country and serves as Co-Lead Counsel for over 2 million data breach victims in In Re: 21st Century Oncology Customer Data Security Breach Litigation in the Middle District of Florida. She also serves as an appointed member of several leadership committees including: In Re: Experian Data Breach Litigation in the Central District of California, In Re: Vtech Data Breach Litigation, and In Re: 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, both in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.

Over the past 15 years, Cari’s background in nonprofit management and public administration has served her clients well. She is adept at organizing large complex cases, working collaboratively with other counsel, and developing a cogent strategy which achieves short-term goals and long-term successes. Before joining Keller Rohrback in 2003, Cari served as a judicial extern for Judge Barbara Jacobs Rothstein of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. She is a frequent speaker at national conferences on class actions, identity theft and privacy, and other complex litigation topics.

Articles and Presentations

Presenter, Capital One Data Breach Litigation, HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference, Beverly Hills, CA, September 2019.

Presenter, Consumer Recovery of Damages for Security Breaches or Misuse of Consumer Information, Law Seminars International Artificial Intelligence & Privacy Conference, Seattle, WA, August 2019.

Presenter, Data Breach & Privacy Class Action Litigation, Law Seminars International Class Action Litigation Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2019.

Presenter, Facebook Breach - Is Anyone’s Data Safe, HarrisMartin MDL Conference, Chicago, IL, May 2018.

Class Action Lawsuits and Settlements: Uncovering the Things You Need to Know, The Knowledge Group Online CLE, November 2018.

Presenter, Intel: The OEM Cases, HarrisMartin MDL Conference, Miami, FL, March 2018.

Presenter, Legal Claims: Equifax and Other Data Breach Cases, HarrisMartin’s Equifax Data Breach Litigation Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2017.

Tana Lin, Cari Laufenberg and Lisa A. Nowlin, Brief for American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent, Coffey v. Public Hosp. Dist. No. 1, Skagit Cty. Wash. d/b/a Skagit Regional Health, et al., No. 75769-5) (Wash. Ct. App. Apr. 5, 2017).

Panelist, Recent Settlements & Litigation Trends, HB Litigation Conferences, Data Breach Litigation and Investigation Forum 2017, San Francisco, CA, January 2017.

Presenter, Don’t Be Spokeo’d: What You Need to Know in Litigating Data Breach Cases, American Bar Association, Business Law Section Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, September 2016.

Panelist, The Client’s Perspective: ADR Users Share Insights Regarding What Mediators Do To Make the Process Succeed or Fail, American Bar Association, 18th Annual Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference, New York, NY, April 2016.

Honors & Awards

Selected to Rising Stars list in Super Lawyers - Washington, 2008-2009, 2011

AV, Peer Review Top-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Recent Posts

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