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Bretta is an associate in the firm’s Entertainment & Media Industry Group. Her practice focuses on data security, privacy, emerging technologies, media and advertising issues. Bretta advises clients across industries in all aspects of privacy compliance, including contract negotiation and drafting, and represents them in tech and data-related class actions. Bretta spent seven months on secondment with Amazon’s Advertising team based in New York between October 2018 and May 2019. Prior to joining Reed Smith, Bretta served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Petrese B. Tucker, the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as a Legal Intern for both ABC News and the National Football League. Bretta has undertaken secondments with leading international clients Amazon and Hewlett Packard.


  • New York Law School, 2015, J.D., Institute for Information Law and Policy, Contributing Writer, Certificate Recipient; Dispute Resolution Team, Member
  • Villanova University, 2012, B.A., Political Science

  • New York
  • New Jersey

  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit

  • New York City Bar Association, Appointed Student Member for the Sports Law Committee, 2014-2015
  • New York State Bar Association 
  • National Black Law Students Association, Alumni Member, Served as Corporate Relations Specialist for the Northeast Regional Board, 2013-2014 

  • Honorable Petrese B. Tucker, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania