Zoë K. Wilhelm

Associate
zoe.wilhelm dbr.com
Phone: (310) 203-4034 (310) 203-4034

About

Zoë K. Wilhelm has a broad litigation practice, with an emphasis on cases involving privacy-based claims, corporate governance disputes, and consumer class actions. She has substantial experience representing communications companies. Zoë writes and speaks frequently about data security and privacy litigation.

Experience

  • Successfully defended telecommunications company in a class action asserting violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
  • Successfully defended car manufacturer in a class action asserting violations of the California Invasion of Privacy Act.
  • Obtained advantageous class-wide settlement of California Invasion of Privacy Act claims in one of two competing class actions and successfully defended settlement from proposed intervenors.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of pharmaceutical company in an age discrimination case after successfully removing the case to federal court on the basis of fraudulent joinder.
  • Defended insurance company in class action alleging the insurer improperly charged for workers compensation insurance for independent contractors.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2009, Journal of Constitutional Law
  • Yale University, B.A., 2004

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania