Teresa H. Michaud is a member of the Global Steering Committee of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Industry Group, leading the Interactive Entertainment/metaverses Working Group, and is the co-chair of the North American Class Action Subgroup. She is an experienced litigator who represents top companies on all aspects of dispute resolution, including complex business disputes, class actions, intellectual property and international arbitration. She has a multijurisdictional practice, and is admitted in California, New York, Texas, England and Wales. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US). Teresa is also one of the founding members of our Los Angeles office that opened in 2018. Teresa’s practice primarily includes multijurisdictional contract and business torts disputes; consumer class actions (consumer protection, unfair business practices, false advertising, data privacy and breach actions); intellectual property disputes; trade secret misappropriation; CDA Section 230 matters; and the defense of other statutory and common law claims. She also regularly advises global companies on litigation avoidance practices, including contract provisions, ecommerce terms and conditions, content moderation and regulation, gaming regulations, consumer regulatory concerns, data privacy and security practices, advertising and marketing claims, and intellectual property protection.