Jeremy Feigelson is a litigation partner, Co-Chair of the firm’s Data Strategy & Security practice, and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Media Group. He frequently represents clients in litigations and government investigations that involve the Internet and new technologies. His practice includes litigation and counseling on cybersecurity, data privacy, trademark, right of publicity, false advertising, copyright, and defamation matters.
Mr. Feigelson is recognized by Chambers USA (2021) and The Legal 500 US (2021). According to clients, he is “exceptionally strong,” “super bright and a great litigator.” In 2018, American Lawyer named him “Litigator of the Week” based on the right of publicity victories of Debevoise client Take-Two Interactive in Lohan v. Take-Two and Gravano v. Take-Two at the New York Court of Appeals. Other recognitions include designation as a “Privacy MVP” by Law360, a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy “Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal, and “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property.
Mr. Feigelson regularly speaks and writes on legal issues involving intellectual property, technology and privacy. His recent publications include “Face Forward: Strategies for Complying with Facial Recognition Laws (Part II of II),” Compliance & Enforcement (November, 2021); “Face Forward: Strategies for Complying with Facial Recognition Laws (Part I of II),” New York University School of Law Blog (October, 2021); “SEC Levies $1 Million Penalty for Allegedly Misleading Cybersecurity Incident Disclosures,” NYU Compliance & Enforcement Blog (August, 2021); “Infringing Influencers? Federal Judge Says Sponsored Blogger Can Face Trademark Infringement Liability,” IP Watchdog (August, 2021); “Key Takeaways from the First Year of CCPA Enforcement,” Compliance & Enforcement (August, 2021); “Debevoise & Plimpton Discusses New Privacy Legislation in the U.S.: The Patchwork Problem Grows,” CLS Blue Sky Blog (July, 2021); “Banking Agencies Propose 36-Hour Data Breach Reporting Rules for Significant Incidents,” Business Law Today (April, 2021); “Destruction Emerges as a Powerful Enforcement Measure for AI: FTC Requires Company to Delete Models Trained with Improperly Utilized Consumer Data,” Compliance & Enforcement (January, 2021); “Post-Election Law Privacy Law Prospects,” Compliance & Enforcement (November, 2020); “Will SCOTUS Tell Bad Spaniels to Roll Over?,” IP Watchdog (October, 2020); “It’s Time to Take Credential Stuffing Seriously,” Compliance & Enforcement (October, 2020); “Schrems II – Where are we now?,” Compliance & Enforcement (August, 2020); “Business Email Compromise—Who Bears the Loss?,” Bloomberg Law (July, 2020); “Privacy Law Goes Big: California’s New Consumer Privacy Act” (Debevoise Debrief, July 2018) and “Cybersecurity Enforcers Wake Up to Credential Stuffing” (Bloomberg, February 2018).
Mr. Feigelson received his A.B. in Public and International Affairs magna cum laude from Princeton University in 1984. He received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Chicago Law School in 1991, where he was admitted to the Order of the Coif and served as articles editor of the Law Review. From 1991 to 1992, he served as law clerk to the Hon. Milton I. Shadur, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He joined Debevoise in 1992.
Mr. Feigelson served prior to law school in the administration of Mayor Edward I. Koch of New York City. He has chaired the Government Ethics Committee of the New York City Bar Association. He currently chairs the Board of Directors of the Partnership for the Homeless, and serves as a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission, on the Leadership Council of the Committee to Protect Journalists, and on the Advisory Board of the Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity.