Kerianne Tobitsch's practice focuses on data privacy, cybersecurity, and complex commercial litigation for institutional clients. She advises clients on U.S. and international data privacy and security obligations, cyber governance, cross-border data transfers, data privacy, and cybersecurity issues in commercial agreements and on emerging technology matters such as the IoT, connected vehicles, and industrial internet. Kerianne handles U.S. and international cybersecurity incidents, including advising clients on forensic investigations, notification and other legal obligations, and related regulatory investigations.
Kerianne handles internal investigations and complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract, tort, and fraud disputes and claims arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). She has represented clients across industries, including financial services, technology, consumer reporting, biotechnology, health care, and retail. Her litigation experience includes discovery, depositions, motion practice, witness preparation, and trial preparation.
Kerianne maintains an active pro bono practice. She has handled matters pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
- Columbia University (J.D. 2012; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Articles Editor, Columbia Business Law Review); Northwestern University (B.S. summa cum laude 2007)
- New York and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York