Rosemarie Ring is a litigation partner in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Ms. Ring’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation with a particular expertise in consumer class actions involving privacy, data security, unfair competition and false advertising claims. She has represented technology companies in litigation and government investigations relating to a wide variety of products and services, including mobile devices, mobile and cloud platforms, laptop computers, video game consoles, software and telecommunications services. Ms. Ring also counsels clients on compliance with federal and state privacy and data security laws and regulations and is a frequent speaker on these issues and class action litigation generally.
HTC in almost 40 nationwide class actions involving data collection software on its mobile devices and asserting claims under the Federal Wiretap Act, Stored Communications Act and other federal and state privacy laws.
Verizon in nationwide class action involving third-party billing services, asserting RICO and unfair competition claims.
Microsoft in several nationwide class actions involving data services for T-Mobile Sidekick mobile devices.
HTC in nationwide class action involving the Google Phone asserting unfair competition, false
advertising and warranty claims.
HTC in nationwide class action involving the Evo 4G smartphone asserting unfair competition, false advertising and warranty claims.
Microsoft in putative class action involving Xbox 360 consoles asserting unfair competition and warranty claims.
Ms. Ring is actively involved in the community. As a volunteer attorney in the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, Ms. Ring prosecuted several jury trials to verdict. She is a founding member of the Bay Area Lawyers Chapter of the American Constitution Society, and served as President of the chapter from 2007-2009. Ms. Ring has also been active in the Bar Association of San Francisco, serving as Vice-Chair of the Litigation Section of the Barristers Club.
Ms. Ring graduated from the University of California at Davis with degrees in History and Economics. Before law school, she served as a White House intern in the office of then-Chief of Staff, Leon Panetta, and worked as a consultant with Accenture. She received her law degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Before joining Munger Tolles, Ms. Ring served as a law clerk to Judge Richard A. Paez on the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.