Myriah leads Beckage’s Privacy Litigation Practice Group where she represents clients in data breach actions, technology vendor disputes, and the defense of consumer class actions and related regulatory investigations. Recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star - Litigation, Myriah practices in many jurisdictions throughout the United States in both state and federal courts.
Myriah has represented businesses in defense of claims brought under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), website accessibility claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related state laws such as California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act, data breach standards, state law unfair business practices acts, privacy tort claims (invasion of privacy, misappropriation of information), and biometric information acts. Beckage attorneys, including Myriah, are involved in defense of one of the largest consumer privacy class actions in the country.
Myriah has experience representing clients in business disputes relating to technology contracts, including cloud/SaaS and E-commerce vendor disputes, wherein she has obtained favorable monetary and injunctive relief. Myriah has represented clients in wire fraud and payment diversion matters throughout the country. She also represents clients in response to regulatory inquiries and investigations arising out of data incidents, including before state Attorney General offices and the Department of Human and Health Services -Office of Civil Rights (HHS/OCR).
Myriah is one of Beckage’s dedicated California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) attorneys and routinely counsels clients on implementation of CCPA policies and procedures, including assisting businesses to operationalize Data Subject Request (DSR) processes, perform CCPA training and record keeping, manage third party vendor relationships, and make CCPA required breach notifications. Her clients include major E-commerce retailers, international news media companies, consumer goods manufacturers and retailers, health care organizations and financial entities.
Myriah is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional,United States (CIPP/US) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional,Europe (CIPP/E) as certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Prior to joining Beckage in 2018, Myriah was a senior attorney with a large regional law firm and a Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), Member
InfoTech WNY, Member
Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), Member
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Member
California (admission pending)
New York State
United States District Court, WDNY
United States District Court, EDNY
United States District Court, NDNY
United States District Court, SDNY
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Syracuse University College of Law, J.D./M.S., magna cum laude, 2009
The George Washington University, B.A., cum laude, 2006