John A.Vogt


Irvine + 1.949.553.7516

John Vogt is one of the top cybersecurity lawyers in America. He has received the cybersecurity Trailblazers award from The National Law Journal and, for multiple years in a row, the Los Angeles Daily Journal has recognized John as one of the top cybersecurity lawyers in California.

In his 20 years of practice, John has defended more than 100 class actions and is one of the few lawyers that has tried a certified class action. His class action experience covers every aspect of cybersecurity and privacy. He has led the defense of dozens of data breach class actions involving the theft of consumer data, health care records, and financial information, as well as ransomware attacks. He has represented clients facing class action risk under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), state and federal wiretap laws, and the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA). He has led the defense of class claims arising out of negative option advertising and automatic online renewals, product labeling, claims under Section 17200 of California's Business & Professions Code (UCL), and claims under California's Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA).

John also represents clients being investigated by state attorney general and federal regulators arising out of cyber incidents. He also advises clients on their data privacy obligations, including under the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

John has tried cases to defense verdict, has argued dozens of appeals before U.S. federal courts, and has led trial teams in domestic and international arbitration.


  • Experian defends against series of nationwide class actions after breach of T-Mobile applicant dataJones Day defended Experian in series of nationwide class actions after breach of T-Mobile applicant data held by Experian company Decisioning Solutions, Inc.
  • KMA obtains complete dismissal of putative class/representative action relating to consumer data collection practicesJones Day obtained a complete dismissal on behalf of Kia Motors America, Inc. ("KMA") in a putative class/representative action seeking public injunctive relief under California's Unfair Competition Law and California's Data Access and Fraud Act on behalf of other similarly situated KMA vehicle owners.
  • Experian obtains dismissal of class actionJones Day, on behalf of Experian Information Solutions, Inc., recently obtained a complete dismissal with prejudice of putative class claims arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) brought by a repeat plaintiffs’ firm on behalf of Lynn Travers and a putative nationwide class.
  • Experian obtains Ninth Circuit affirmance in significant FCRA matterDefending Experian Information Solutions, Inc. in multiple consolidated actions, Jones Day obtained summary judgment in the bellweather action in the District of Arizona, and preserved that success on appeal in the Ninth Circuit.
  • iYogi defends against Telephone Consumer Protection Act putative class actionJones Day is representing iYogi, Inc. in connection with a putative class action asserting violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
  • R.J. Reynolds resolves long-running class action over unfair competition claimsJones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company obtained a settlement resolving a nationwide consumer class action involving consumer promotional programs. R.J. Reynolds originally obtained dismissal of the case under Rule 12.
  • Intelius obtains dismissal of deceptive advertising claims in putative consumer class actionJones Day represented Intelius, Inc. in a putative consumer class action, successfully moving to dismiss all deceptive advertising claims under California's UCL and CLRA.
  • Interventions

    • November 14, 2018
      Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: Managing Evolving Risks, Jones Day CLE
    • November 14, 2018
      Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Update: Managing Evolving Risks and California's New Privacy Law, Jones Day CLE
    • October 17, 2018
      Jones Day Data Breach Class Actions--an interactive webex covering the rise in data breaches and resulting litigation, what you can do to prepare, and what to do if a breach occurs
    • October 4, 2018
      What to Do When . . . California's New Data Privacy Rules Come Into Effect, Jones Day CLE
    • December 8, 2017
      Emerging Technology Risks and Rewards: A Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Review, Jones Day CLE Seminar
    • January 24, 2017
      Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: 2016 Year-End Review and What Lies Ahead in 2017