Jacob Goldberg

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Jacob Goldberg is an associate attorney in Stoel Rives’ Litigation group. His practice focuses on commercial litigation and appeals, and he has worked on a range of matters including contract disputes, trade secret misappropriation, class action litigation, internal business disputes, and data breach litigation. Before joining Stoel Rives, Jacob practiced at smaller firms in Portland, Oregon, and Los Angeles, California, where he represented plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts, in arbitration, and on appeal. He has also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Susan P. Graber of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2015–2016).

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Illinois Court of Appeals: Statute of Limitations for Most Biometric Privacy Claims Remains at Five Years

In Illinois, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) regulates the collection and use of “biometric information” such as fingerprints, facial images, and voice records.  It imposes significant penalties and has generated a cottage industry of class action litigation—hundreds of cases have been filed and millions of dollars in liability have been assessed.  It is also … Continue Reading

Portland’s New Facial Recognition Ban Increases Litigation Risk, Creates Uncertainty

Is your business using or thinking of using facial recognition technology for activities in Portland, Oregon? Think again. That’s the message to businesses operating in Portland in a new ordinance that broadly bans the use of facial recognition technology in the city, subject to certain exceptions. The ordinance, which took effect January 1, 2021, restricts … Continue Reading