Harrison Brown

Harrison Brown

Harrison Brown represents companies and executives facing consumer class actions, mass arbitration, and other major civil litigation in various areas, including telemarketing and communications, consumer protection, unfair competition, and false and deceptive advertising. Harrison’s areas of experience include successfully defending class actions involving telemarketing under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) and Florida’s Telephone Solicitation Act (“FTSA”), the Federal Trade Commission Act and California’s Unfair Competition Law (“UCL”) and Consumer Legal Remedies Act (“CLRA”), Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), California’s Song-Beverly Credit Card Act, chatbot and wiretapping litigation under California’s Invasion of Privacy Act (“CIPA”), and California’s Automatic Renewal Law (“ARL”). Harrison has secured early dismissal of multiple class action lawsuits prior to class certification, protecting sensitive customer lists from premature disclosure.

Harrison has assisted businesses in virtually every industry, including retailers, distributors, food products and agriculture, banks, investment firms, hotels, and car dealers. He is well versed in Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act and has obtained multiple judgments prior to discovery in favor of clients facing website and physical accessibility lawsuits. An experienced advocate, Harrison also counsels and helps companies navigate a wide range of business matters and challenges, including fraud, breach of contract, and partnership disputes.

Harrison has assisted clients in jurisdictions throughout the country, including federal and state trial courts, appellate courts, and in administrative proceedings before the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”).

Harrison has been recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in class actions by Super Lawyers every year since 2019. As part of his extensive background in consumer protection and privacy laws, he regularly advises clients in advertising, retail, e-commerce, and related risk mitigation strategies under federal and state laws and regulations.

Where the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act Meets Internet Pixel Litigation

Retailers have had to contend with California’s Song-Beverly Credit Card Act since 1971. Among other things, this law set limits on what information retailers can and cannot collect at the point of sale. A 2011 decision by the California Supreme Court saw a wave of class action lawsuits against retailers in the early part of…

Win Customers, Avoid Lawsuits: Minimizing Reference Price Litigation Risk

False reference price and deceptive pricing class actions are a growing concern for retailers, with lawsuits multiplying faster than ever. Broadly speaking, these lawsuits allege that retailers that routinely offer items at sale prices or that run regular “limited time” offers are engaging in deceptive advertising. The lawsuits allege the purpose of overfrequent sales is…