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Goli Mahdavi is a seasoned litigator who handles complex commercial litigation and business disputes on behalf of a diverse array of clients, including media companies, commercial lenders and servicers, product manufacturers, and major retailers. Ms. Mahdavi defends clients facing business disputes, consumer lawsuits, and class actions under a variety of regulatory schemes including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and state unfair and deceptive acts or practices (UDAP) statutes.  

In addition to her commercial disputes practice, Ms. Mahdavi advises clients on compliance with myriad and emerging privacy laws and how to operationalize their requirements, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Ms. Mahdavi helps companies establish and maintain their security and privacy programs in ways that are designed to manage costs as well as risk.  Ms. Mahdavi is a certified privacy professional through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (CIPP/US).

Ms. Mahdavi is an active member of the Lawyers of Color Affinity Group, and participates in the firm’s pro bono program, representing parents of disabled and special needs children in their efforts to obtain reasonable accommodations.


Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Ms. Mahdavi is an advocate for adults and children with developmental disabilities. In addition to pro bono representation of families with children who have special needs, Ms. Mahdavi previously served on the Board of Directors for the San Francisco based non-profit Support for Families of Children with Disabilities.
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Professional Affiliations

    • International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”), member
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