News

note icon transparent
Firm News

Ifrah Law Expands Litigation Practice with the Addition of New Associate

We are pleased to announce continued growth of our firm with the addition of new associate, Jake Grubman. Prior to joining Ifrah Law, Jake served as a Staff Attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit where he worked closely with a rotating slate of preeminent federal judges, whom he supported on… Read More

quote icon transparent
Quoted in Publication

FTC convenes workshop on ‘dark patterns’ trend deceiving online consumers

Michelle Cohen, chair of the data privacy practice at the law firm Ifrah Law, said California recently updated its Consumer Privacy Act with an amendment that gives consumers the ability to tell a business not to sell their personal information. It also requires companies to provide an opt-out notice that is presented in a way that… Read More

quote icon transparent
Quoted in Publication

New York Mobile Sports-Betting Deal Growing Nearer Amid Budget Talks

Meanwhile, online gambling industry association iDEA Growth reaffirmed calls for the budget talks to result in a competitive sports betting model, citing the findings of a state-commissioned study by Spectrum Gaming Group released earlier this year. “Spectrum Gaming concluded that a competitive environment that allowed consumers a choice would also build out the most robust… Read More

note icon transparent
Firm News

Ifrah Law Welcomes New Associate to Online Gaming & Sports Betting Practice

Ifrah Law is pleased to welcome new associate, Sara Dalsheim to our online gaming and sports betting practice. A graduate of American University Washington College of Law, Sara served as Vice President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, Vice President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Honor Society, and was a member of the Sports… Read More

quote icon transparent
Quoted in Publication

Soaring DraftKings Stock Makes CEO Jason Robins A Billionaire

The company’s forecast is rooted in the mainstream spread of legal gambling, which is currently being considered in California, Texas, Florida and New York, and their combined population of over 100 million people. “That’s probably like 60% of the sports betting market in the US,” says Jeff Ifrah, a founding partner at Ifrah LLC. “The… Read More

quote icon transparent
Quoted in Publication

Virginia’s privacy law vs. California’s and which state might be next

A private right of action can give private citizens the right to sue, rather than the government. Under Virginia’s law, the state attorney general is given exclusive authority to enforce the law, which is set to become effective Jan. 1, 2023. “[In] Virginia, individuals would not be able to pursue their own civil claims under the… Read More

quote icon transparent
Quoted in Publication

Amazon expands palm-reading payment system as pandemic drives down cash use

One potential risk for the new contactless payment method is how it will be regulated. Several state laws are beginning to cover biometrics as part of privacy laws designed to protect personal information. The new laws outline requirements around the collection of that data, including express consent and the ability to opt out of participating in a program… Read More