Dotti's practice focuses on Internet, computer, information, and technology law. She represents clients that use and create technology, such as companies, educational and religious entities, software developers, vendors, consultants, and individuals.

She prepares technology policies, such as acceptable use, cloud, social media, "app", electronic communication device, privacy, cybersecurity, data protection, data breach, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, machine learning, website, and other electronic communications and data policies.

She negotiates and drafts Internet, computer, information, technology, media, and telecommunications contracts, for example: cyberprivacy, cybersecurity, IoT, text messaging platform, app, software, IT service and maintenance, and website privacy policy and terms of use contracts.

Dotti advises on the regulatory aspects of privacy protection, artificial intelligence, and encryption, and data security standards. Likewise, she counsels on eData compliance management.

Additionally, she advises and consults with companies and schools as they prepare record retention and destruction policies and schedules, and assists them with computer forensic and other electronic evidence issues.

Prior to founding The Bollinger Law Firm, LLC, Dotti was a member of the Corporate and Intellectual Property Departments, and the Media, Defamation, and Privacy Law, and Education Law Practice Groups at the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP. She has leveraged her education and work experiences with software and computers into her legal practice. Before entering the legal field, Dotti was a superintendent of schools and an administrator and teacher in schools, colleges, and universities. While attending law school at Temple University she worked full time in the University Counsel's Office.

Professional Activities

Dotti serves as an adjunct professor at Temple University's Beasley School of Law, where she teaches Cyberprivacy Law, Internet of Things (IoT) Law, and Current Issues in Cyberlaw. She has developed a reputation for providing informative, interesting, thought-provoking, and cutting-edge training sessions and presentations at companies, schools and at national, state, and local conferences. She has co-authored a book, Cyberbullying in Social Media within Educational Institutions: Featuring, Student, Employee, and Parent Information, which was published by Roman & Littlefield.

Dotti is a past Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Business Law Section's Cyberspace and e-Commerce Committee, and a past Pennsylvania representative to the International Technology Law Association (iTechLaw).

DOROTHY M. BOLLINGER
President, The Bollinger Law Firm, LLC
610-688-6883

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Education

  • J.D. Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, PA
  • Ed.D. Lehigh University
  • M.Ed. Pennsylvania State University

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association
  • Council of School Attorneys, National School Boards Association