Class-action lawyers are champing at the bit amid a rising number of high-profile corporate privacy scandals.
Attorney Jay Edelson has won hundreds of millions of dollars for consumers in privacy cases.

JAY EDELSON GREW UP POOR among rich kids outside Boston. He seethes at the recollection of other boys smashing $200 tennis rackets he could not afford, and of his parents scolding him for trying to spend the $20 he had earned raking leaves.

Today, Edelson, a 46-year-old attorney, still has a chip on his shoulder, but now he directs his anger at other targets—mostly tech companies that play fast and loose with consumer privacy. His Chicago-based firm has filed

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