Bethany Lobo is a partner who litigates from pleading stage to appeal for companies facing high-value business model challenges, particularly those concerning cutting-edge privacy, data security/data breach and other Internet law issues. She is a member of Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy practice group that has repeatedly been recognized by Law360 as Privacy Practice of the Year, most recently in 2018. She is also a member of Cooley’s commercial litigation and class action litigation practice groups, and she litigates a wide variety of other complex commercial and class action cases.

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  • eBay Data Breach Class Action Successfully Dismissed 


  • Harvard Law School
    JD, cum laude, 2006

  • College of William and Mary
    BS, Chemistry
    summa cum laude, 2003

  • University of Cambridge
    LLM, High Honors, 2011

Admissions & Credentials



  • State Bar of California

Rankings & Accolades

    Law360: Privacy Practice of the Year