Brandy Ranjan is a commercial litigator with substantial experience in the technology and construction industries. She has defended several consumer class actions involving privacy and marketing claims and counsels clients on compliance with privacy and data security laws.
Brandy also has substantial experience defending product liability lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout the United States, including multidistrict litigation involving issues such as negligence, public nuisance, and the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
Brandy has represented clients such as United States Steel Corporation and Nationwide Realty Investors in multiple construction disputes, including federal and state lawsuits alleging severe construction and design defects, delay and disruption, and breach of contract.
Brandy was the lead counsel representing George Edward Clark, whose wrongful conviction and sentence of life without parole were vacated after he served 18 years in a Michigan State prison. Brandy represented Mr. Clark in federal trial and appellate court proceedings seeking to overturn his conviction on constitutional grounds. She also represented Mr. Clark in connection with an investigation into his conviction by the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office's Conviction Integrity Unit, which uncovered evidence of substantial police misconduct that led to Mr. Clark's wrongful conviction. Brandy's other pro bono clients include individuals seeking asylum in the United States based on their political persecution in Venezuela.
Brandy has written and presented on emerging issues in technology and privacy law, including blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity. She has a degree in computer science.
- March 2011
Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancy Requirements, Health Care Compliance Professional's Manual, CCH
- December 4, 2012
Emerging Privacy & Data Security Issues, Jones Day Columbus CLE University
- The University of Texas at Austin (J.D. with honors 2010; Managing Editor, Texas International Law Journal; Supreme Court Clinic; Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Law); University of Notre Dame (B.S. in Computer Science cum laude 2004)
- Ohio; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio, Northern District of Indiana, and Eastern District of Wisconsin; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit