Ifrah PLLC

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1717 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Suite 650
Washington, DC 20006, United States
Contact: Jeff Ifrah
Phone: (202) 524-4140
Fax: (202) 524-4141
Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Government
  • Health
  • Litigation
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Virginia
Number of Attorneys
11-24 Attorneys

Coming Soon: Digital Asset Regulation

In January, Bitcoin dropped to approximately 50% of its 2017 peak price. Other digital currencies saw similar declines. Most market observers blamed these massive price fluctuations on related events: (i) widespread reports of…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Securities Law

The Extraordinary Reach Of FTC Ex Parte

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is granted extraordinary authority to participate in ex parte discussions with judges, conduct investigations and enact enforcement actions like asset freezes and TROs without notice to the…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure

Social Media’s Hesitation To Promote Cryptocurrencies Explained

In a paradox of sorts, cryptocurrency’s continued survival may hinge on its submission to greater regulatory oversight. Such a notion is paradoxical in the sense that cryptocurrency’s origins can be traced to a “stick it to the…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Assert Your FTC Defense Before It’s Too Late

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is granted extraordinary authority to conduct investigations without giving notice to the companies in its sightlines, and the agency can enact sudden and unforeseen enforcement actions like…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation

Employer Liability For Data Breaches: Avoid Getting Eaten By Your Own

When a company suffers a data breach, it is hit with a barrage of issues. For instance, How can it safeguard against another breach? Who should it notify of the breach and when (Authorities? The people whose data was…more
 /  Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

2018: The End Of Cryptocurrencies?

Cryptocurrencies (e.g. Bitcoin) took the broader public by storm in 2017 and had a breakout year. There were outsized and even unprecedented returns, along with extreme volatility and even more extreme volatility. The question…more
 /  Finance & Banking

Mount Sinai Health System Defeats TCPA Action For Flu Shot Reminder

No one likes being on the receiving end of an immunization shot, but many of us submit to a flu shot each fall or winter. David Latner, a patient of the Mount Sinai Health System’s West Park Medical facility, apparently found a…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law

The Data Breach Legal Limbo On Consumers’ Ability To Sue Hacked Companies

The first of the year is a good time to makes assessments, resolutions and predictions. We have some recommendations for companies that store and process consumer data: It is a good time to assess the strength of your data…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Will Big Cyber Hacks Cause The SEC To Issue New Guidelines?

Following a change of heart from a top Securities and Exchange Commission regulator, public companies will likely soon face new guidelines for how they report cybersecurity breaches to investors. SEC Corporate Finance Division…more
 /  Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

The Perverse Impact Of Indiana’s Proposed “Integrity Fee” In Sports Gaming

Anticipating a positive ruling from the Supreme Court in Christie vs. NCAA, legislators in Indiana have introduced a new sports wagering bill. Unfortunately, the bill includes a previously unseen poison pill in the form of a 1%…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law

Speed Bump Or Dead End? The 2018 Retrial Prospects For Sen. Menendez

This holiday season was undoubtedly festive for Senator Bob Menendez, whose corruption trial ended with a deadlocked jury in mid-November. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has yet to announce whether it will elect to re-try the…more
 /  Criminal Law, Elections & Politics

The Territorial Tax System Under The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act

Last year, the Senate and House approved the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act along partisan lines; on December 21st, President Trump signed the bill into law. Nearly 1100 pages long, the Act makes a number of sweeping changes to the U.S…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Marijuana May Be Headed For A Showdown Out West

Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a one-page memo to all U.S. Attorneys that announced a sharp reversal on the DOJ’s approach to marijuana prosecutions. Under the Obama administration, the DOJ issued a memorandum in…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics

Mental Gymnastics: Silenced Voices Of Victims In The Sexual Assault Case By USA Gymnastics Team Physician

The high-profile prosecution of the disgraced physician who treated U.S. Olympic gymnasts ended with a stern sentence but a lingering mystery regarding victim rights. U.S. District Court Judge Janet Neff, serving in the Western…more
 /  Criminal Law

Did The Paradise Papers And Panama Papers Play A Role In The GOP Tax Plan?

Congress is poised to deliver on tax reform this year. As part of the package, both houses are seeking to encourage the repatriation of trillions of dollars that corporations and wealthy individuals have been stockpiling…more
 /  International Law & Trade, Taxation
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