Joshua Briones advises clients regarding compliance with state and federal laws, which govern the use and disclosure of consumer information. For example, Mr. Briones advises companies in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and associated FTC regulations, privacy, the cloud, social networks, blogs and user generated content, sponsored links, spamming, phishing, identity theft, and in the defense of data privacy, advertising and other privacy and Internet related class actions.
He is the co-author of the legal Practice guide, Social Media as Evidence: cases, Practice Pointers and Techniques, published by the American Bar Association. Mr. Briones is a member of DLA Piper's Electronic Discovery Readiness and Response group. He is also co-chair of DLA Piper's Social Media practice. Since 2011, Mr. Briones has been named a Southern California Rising Star. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state of California are named to the list.
Beyond privacy matters, Mr. Briones also has an active complex business litigation practice, including representing parties in consumer class actions, trademark and trade secret litigation and shareholder derivative and securities litigation. A trademark litigation case,ConsumerInfo.com v. Money Management International, Inc., resulted in a favorable reported decision for our client.
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Mr. Briones is on the Hiring Committee for the Los Angeles office. He is also a member of DLA Piper's Los Angeles Pro Bono Committee and the Pro Bono Coordinator for the Century City office. Mr. Briones is head of the Los Angeles Diversity Committee and also serves as DLA Piper's Hispanic/Latino Affinity Group leader.
While Mr. Briones currently works in Los Angeles, he spent the first five years of his career in DLA Piper's San Diego office.