Kelley Drye

Attorneys & Professionals 

Sharon Kim Schiavetti

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Washington, D.C.
Phone: (202) 342-8592
Fax: (202) 342-8451

Sherrie Schiavetti is a senior associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice includes litigation and counseling on advertising law and consumer protection matters.

Ms. Schiavetti counsels clients on consumer protection laws in the areas of privacy and data security, financial products and services, debt collection, advertising substantiation, and product safety.  Her work encompasses strategic planning and guidance for companies to ensure compliance with federal consumer protection laws throughout product development, marketing, and implementation.  She frequently represents clients before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and in consumer class actions.

Prior to joining Kelley Drye, Ms. Schiavetti represented indigent capital defendants as a fellowship attorney with the Office of the Georgia Capital Defender and participated as third chair in two murder trials. Following law school, Ms. Schiavetti clerked for the Honorable Lawrence M. Baskir of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Representative Experience

Represented trade association in Alabama state court in wrongful death litigation, resulting in withdrawal of plaintiff’s complaint as against the client.

Represented a national financial services provider in a CFPB enforcement action involving allegations of unfair, deceptive or abusive acts and practices, resulting in a settlement.

Represented a national identity theft protection services provider in an FTC compliance investigation, resulting in a settlement.

Represented a national broadband and telecommunications company in an FTC investigation into data security practices, resulting in a closing letter.

Represented a national manufacturer of ATVs and minibikes in a CPSC investigation, resulting in a settlement. 

Represented a national specialty retail jeweler in connection with a false advertising claim brought under the Lanham Act and Ohio state law in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, resulting in a settlement.

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Fall/Winter 2015

Understanding the CFPB’s Risk Prioritization

The Exchange - Insurance and Financial Services Developments

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March 6, 2015

Irreparable Harm in Lanham Act False Advertising Cases: A New Legal Frontier

American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law