Paul Yovanic Jr.
Paul is an associate in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. His practice focuses on class actions, including privacy and information security litigation. Through his extensive class action experience, Paul defends clients against data breach claims and the highly litigious Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), often litigating matters of first impression. As a leading BIPA attorney at Seyfarth, Paul has defended over two dozen BIPA class actions (employment and consumer), including some of the country's most high-profile BIPA lawsuits. In addition, he regularly counsels and performs risk analyses for Fortune 500 clients on their use of biometric technologies. Paul is also Seyfarth's Consumer Class Action Defense blog co-editor, providing updates on critical BIPA decisions.