Lyric Kaplan is an associate in the Privacy & Data Security Group.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ms. Kaplan received her Master of Laws (LLM) in Privacy and Cybersecurity from Loyola Law School, was outside counsel for Universal Music Group and an associate at Sittler Law Group and Jay Kaplan & Associates. Her practice has included complex federal and state court trials related to copyright infringement, breach of contract, misrepresentation, and fraud. She has represented film financiers, producers, foreign sales agents, professional athletes, and trademark owners, during transactions and throughout litigation.
Ms. Kaplan is Chair of the Diversity and Outreach Subcommittee and member of the Executive Committee of the Privacy and Cybersecurity section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. The National Black Lawyers have recognized Ms. Kaplan as a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer. Ms. Kaplan is admitted to practice law in California and the U.S. District Court, Central District of California and certified as an Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). Ms. Kaplan co-authored the United States Privacy Law section of GALA and IAA’s Privacy Law: A Global Legal Perspective on Data Protection Relating to Advertising and Marketing. She is also an active contributor to the Focus on the Data Law blog. Her recent posts include:
- Google and Apple Release First Version of Contact Tracing Tools
- CCPA Update: Oops, the CA AG Did It Again
- Nevada’s New Privacy Law Has Data Sale Opt-Out Rights
- CCPA Amendment Update: Bill to Expand Private Right of Action is Dead (for Now)
- The CCPA Amendments – What’s the Deal?
- Attorney General Holds Public Forum on CCPA
- PIPEDA Data Breach Reporting is in Effect
awards & recognition
The National Black Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40
University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts (BA, 2010)
- USC Merit Award
Southwestern Law School (JD, 2015)
- Witkin Award
- Southwestern Exceptional Achievement Award
- Wiley W. Manual Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services
- Dean's Merit Award and Dean’s Scholar
- Negotiation Honor’s Program
- Interned at Entertainment Studios and Intelligent Beauty
Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business & Management (MBA, 2017)
- Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society
- Social, Environmental, & Ethical Responsibility (SEER) Certification
Loyola Law School (LLM in Data Privacy & Cybersecurity, 2018)
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Past Speaking Engagements
Mobile Apps for Companies
Lyric Kaplan presents “Mobile Apps for Companies” during a webinar for LawPracticeCLE.
May 28 2020
Lyric Kaplan Speaks to Loyola Law School
Lyric Kaplan presents “CCPA, Amendments and Proposed Regulations” during a guest lecture in Privacy and Technology to Loyola Law School students.
April 21 2020
Lyric Kaplan Speaks to Loyola Law Students on 4/16
Lyric Kaplan speaks on US and EU Privacy Laws during a guest lecture to Loyola Law School’s Innovation Law Class.
April 16 2020
Zoom as a Case Study – Privacy and Security in the Digital World During Social Distancing
Join Frankfurt Kurnit’s Privacy & Data Security Group for a live virtual roundtable webinar on Webex to explore the rapidly evolving privacy and data security questions surrounding the meteoric rise of Zoom, the most popular video conferencing application in the COVID-19 era of social distancing. Read more.
April 14 2020
Lyric Kaplan at California Institute of Technology.
Lyric Kaplan presents "Artificial Intelligence: the Law and Ethics" at the California Institute of Technology.
March 5 2020
Lyric Kaplan at Loyola Law School
Lyric Kaplan presents “Lawyers in Cyber & Privacy” at Loyola Law School’s Intellectual Property Law and Cybersecurity Society event.
February 12 2020
MWC19 Los Angeles
October 22 2019
Rise of the Machines: Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls of App Development
Lyric Kaplan presents "Rise of the Machines: Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls of App Development" during a webinar for the American Bar Association.
September 26 2019
news & press
Artificial Intelligence: What it is and Legal Considerations for the Advertising Industry
Lyric Kaplan’s article “Artificial Intelligence: What it is and Legal Considerations for the Advertising Industry” was published as part of the materials for the 2019 ANA/BAA Marketing Law Conference. View Article