Amanda Fiorilla

Amanda Fiorilla

Associate

Amanda Fiorilla is an associate in the firm’s New York office whose practice focuses on complex litigation. Ms. Fiorilla covers a range of practice areas, including privacy law, data breach, consumer protection, antitrust, and commodities manipulation.

Notable Cases:

Privacy Litigation: Ms. Fiorilla is an integral member of the firm’s privacy law practice and is currently litigating several class actions against some of the largest technology and fintech companies in the nation, including Google, LLC (“Google”) and Yodlee, Inc. (“Yodlee”). In McCoy v. Alphabet, Inc., Case No. 5:20-cv-05427 (N.D. Cal), Ms. Fiorilla represents a putative class of Android OS users in an action against Google, alleging the company secretly monitors and collects data from Android users through an internal program called “Android Lockbox” without consent. In Wesch v. Yodlee, Inc., Case No. 3:20-cv-05991 (N.D. Cal.), Ms. Fiorilla represents a putative class of individuals who use Yodlee’s application programming interface (API) to link their bank accounts to mobile applications, alleging that Yodlee and its parent company Envestnet, Inc. collect users’ bank transaction data without consent.

Data Breach: Ms. Fiorilla plays a fundamental role in the firm’s data breach practice and is actively litigating several data breach class actions, including In re Wawa Data Sec. Litig., Case No. 19-cv-06019 (GEKP) (E.D. Pa.), a class action on behalf of financial institutions impacted by the breach of convenience store and gas chain Wawa’s payment card system. The breach is estimated to have compromised over 30 million payment cards. Additionally, Ms. Fiorilla represents a class of consumers whose payment card information was compromised by malware installed on convenience store Rutter’s payment card system in In re Rutter’s Inc. Data Sec. Breach Litig., Case No. 20-cv-00382 (M.D. Pa.), and a class of 2.5 million individuals impacted by a data breach of Drizly, LLC’s servers in Barr v. Drizly, LLC, Case No. 1:20-cv-11492 (D. Mass.).

Consumer Protection: Ms. Fiorilla is actively litigating two consumer privacy class actions against Google and Apple, Inc., respectively, arising out of the unauthorized recording of consumers by voice assistants. See In re Google Assistant Privacy Litig., Case No. 19-cv-04286 (N.D. Cal.); Lopez v. Apple, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-04577 (N.D. Cal.).

Bond Rigging: Ms. Fiorilla played an integral role in prosecuting In re GSE Bonds Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 19-cv-1704 (JSR) (S.D.N.Y.), a class action against sixteen of the world’s largest banks alleging a conspiracy to fix the prices of debt securities issued by government sponsored entities. To date, Plaintiffs have obtained over $386 million in settlements.

Benchmark Manipulation: Ms. Fiorilla plays an active role in the prosecution of Laydon, et al. v. Mizuho Bank, Ltd., et al., 12-CV-3419 (GBD) (S.D.N.Y.), a CEA class action alleging benchmark manipulation of the Tokyo Interbank Offered Rate (TIBOR) and the London Interbank Offered Rate for Japanese Yen (Yen LIBOR) by several of the world’s largest financial institutions. The court has granted final approval to more than $305 million in settlements. 

Background:

Prior to joining Lowey Dannenberg, Ms. Fiorilla served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Patty Shwartz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Ms. Fiorilla earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Pace Law School in 2019. During law school, Ms. Fiorilla served as Editor-in-Chief of The Pace Law Review. She was also President of the Corporate & Commercial Law Society, a Research Assistant, and Dean’s Scholar in the subjects of Property and Civil Procedure. During this time, Ms. Fiorilla also co-authored a publication on the history of public corruption statutes and the prosecution of public officials.

She received her undergraduate degree, cum laude, in Political Science from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2015. She was President of the Philosophy Club and a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society.

Recent Publications:

Amanda Fiorilla, New Jersey & Pennsylvania Hot Spots Among Recent Data Breach Targets, Lowey Dannenberg, (May 15, 2020), https://lowey.com/blog/new-jersey-pennsylvania-hot-spots-among-recent-data-breach-targets/.

Christian Levis, Amanda Fiorilla, Some Credit Unions Have Received Settlements; Should You Take Your Situation to Court?, CU Management, (Mar. 10, 2020), https://www.cumanagement.com/articles/2020/03/recovering-card-losses-after-third-party-breaches.

Samantha Conway, David Diab, Amanda Fiorilla, & Eric Grossfeld, Primer, 38 Pace L. Rev. 688 (2018), https://digitalcommons.pace.edu/plr/vol38/iss3/2.

Education:

B.A. Ramapo College, cum laude

J.D. Pace Law School, magna cum laude

Bar/Court Admissions:

New York, New Jersey