Jacob Wilson handles all aspects of complex privacy and cybersecurity litigation, including data breach and pixel class actions, tech E&O litigation, and claims arising under privacy laws including CPRA, CIPA, VPPA and others. Jacob counsels clients through data security incidents, coordinating the responses to ransomware attacks, fraudulent wire transfers, and business email compromise events and evaluating notification obligations arising under applicable laws. Jacob also provides privacy compliance counseling for companies, works with cyber insurance carriers on subrogation recovery efforts, and helps clients respond to copyright infringement claims.

Prior to joining WSHB, Jacob was employed with another Los Angeles area law firm practicing primarily in consumer and business litigation. Previously, he has worked in-house in the compliance and legal departments of a Los Angeles based financial institution. Additionally, Jacob serves as an attorney volunteer with the Los Angeles County Bar Association Veterans Legal Services Project, providing pro bono legal services to local veterans in need of assistance in estate planning, housing, and other related legal matters. Prior to practicing law, Jacob earned a MBA in Finance, and served as a corporate officer in the financial and retail sectors in Southern California for over 15 years.


Representative Engagements

  • Represented companies in alleged violations of various federal and state privacy law statutes.
  • Protected rights of independent sales contractors in disputes over commissions owed by wholesale distributors.
  • Represented developer of investment property in a dispute with a commercial lender.
  • Represented companies in litigation involving alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Represented companies in litigation involving alleged violations of California’s Proposition 65.



  • Southwestern Law School (J.D., 2017)
  • Drexel University (M.B.A, Finance, 2012)
  • The College of New Jersey (B.A., Political Science, 2005)

Licensed to Practice in

  • California
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit



  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

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