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Idara is a partner in the Entertainment & Media Industry Group. Their practice centers around data privacy and security, advertising, marketing, e-commerce, technology and brand protection. Recognized for providing practical, strategic, advice, Idara advises clients on various data protection laws, including, CCPA, COPPA, BIPA, and GDPR. Idara goes beyond identifying risks in a space that is ever evolving, and helps clients optimize data and strategically develop privacy-forward products and services. Leveraging their prior in-house experience, they help customize information governance programs geared towards enhancing clients’ internal operations around data protection. Idara also advises clients around advertising, marketing and consumer protection laws, including FTC Act, CAN-SPAM Act, Lanham Act, and TCPA. Idara has extensive experience negotiating complex technology transactions, including cloud-based and outsourcing agreements, and further helps clients monetize and protect their IP and brand assets.


  • Columbia University School of Law, 2013, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Journal Race & Law, Columbia Journal of Gender & Law
  • Columbia University, 2009, B.S., Political Science/Anthropology

  • Illinois
  • New York

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch” in Entertainment and Sports Law, 2024, and Intellectual Property Law, 2023-2024