Austin Strine

Austin Strine

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (410) 332-8669

Primary Office

Baltimore
1001 Fleet Street
9th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202-4359

Austin Strine

Associate

Austin Strine

Austin Strine represents clients in complex civil litigation in state and federal courts. His experience includes matters ranging from data privacy and cybersecurity issues and commercial breach of contract claims to corporate and shareholder disputes and business defamation cases. He also represents business clients in defending claims of medical malpractice, employment discrimination, and civil rights violations.

Austin’s insight on cybersecurity issues in particular is informed by his completion of a Harvard University course on Managing Cybersecurity Risk in the Information Age as well as a Northwestern Pritzker School of Law course on Data Privacy Law and Data Protection.

Austin drafts and argues motions as well as handles depositions and witness preparation. His work on discovery requests and responses includes experience with extensive analysis of e-discovery and electronically stored information. Austin also conducts mediations and has completed mediation training required under Maryland Court Rules.

Austin was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., senior judge for the Court of Appeals of Maryland. While in law school, he interned for Honorable Marvin J. Garbis in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Experience

  • Assisted in representing a class of consumers in an ongoing consolidated data breach class action against a multinational hotel chain related to a data breach that compromised the personal data of approximately 300 million customers.
  • Defended a local restaurant on claims of discrimination and failure to provide a reasonable accommodation and, after substantial briefings, obtained a favorable settlement that was one-fifth of the plaintiff’s original demand.
  • Successfully defended several police officers against claims implicating the Fourth Amendment where a person was arrested for possession of suspected narcotics based on the search of a vehicle incident to the arrest of the vehicle’s recent occupant, and where a recent witness to a crime was briefly detained and force was used to effectuate the detention.
  • Obtained dismissal of several claims against two police officers implicating the Fourth Amendment where the Plaintiff was administratively detained on allegations of departmental wrongdoing.

Credentials and Accolades

Memberships and Affiliations

Federal Bar Association

Maryland Defense Counsel

Maryland State Bar Association

Athletes Serving Athletes

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Maryland Francis King Carey Law School, 2017

  • Notes and Comments Editor, Maryland Law Review
  • President, Moot Court Board
  • Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Team
  • Quarterfinalist, 2017 Tulane Sports Law Moot Court Competition
  • Semifinalist, 2016 Morris Brown Myerowitz Moot Court Competition
  • Champion, 2017 American Bar Association Regional Representation in Mediation Competition
  • Finalist, 2017 American Bar Association National Representation in Mediation Competition

B.S. in Criminal Justice, Shippensburg University, 2014

Bar Admissions

Maryland

Clerkships

Senior Judge Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., Court of Appeals of Maryland

Austin Strine represents clients in complex civil litigation in state and federal courts. His experience includes matters ranging from data privacy and cybersecurity issues and commercial breach of contract claims to corporate and shareholder disputes and business defamation cases. He also represents business clients in defending claims of medical malpractice, employment discrimination, and civil rights violations.

Austin’s insight on cybersecurity issues in particular is informed by his completion of a Harvard University course on Managing Cybersecurity Risk in the Information Age as well as a Northwestern Pritzker School of Law course on Data Privacy Law and Data Protection.

Austin drafts and argues motions as well as handles depositions and witness preparation. His work on discovery requests and responses includes experience with extensive analysis of e-discovery and electronically stored information. Austin also conducts mediations and has completed mediation training required under Maryland Court Rules.

Austin was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., senior judge for the Court of Appeals of Maryland. While in law school, he interned for Honorable Marvin J. Garbis in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.