Kelley Drye Recognized in 2020 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards
April 29, 2020
New York – April, 29 2020: JD Supra today announced that Alysa Hutnik and Joseph Green, were recognized in their 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards for Data Privacy and Product Liability. The firm was also recognized for having one of the five most-popular articles on the topic of Product Liability.

Alysa Hutnik, chair of the firm’s Privacy and Information Security practice, was recognized in the “Data Privacy” category. That category was drawn from a pool of 2,900 authors covering everything from GDPR to CCPA, data collection to privacy laws.  Joe Green, special counsel in the Environmental practice, was recognized in the “Product Liability” category, which was drawn from a pool of approximately 800 writing about product liability subjects on JD Supra in 2019.  Additionally, an article written by Steve Augustino, ”Securing IoT Devices (Part 2): Inside the NIST Guidance Document for IoT Device Manufacturers,” was named as one of the five most popular articles by  readers on the topic of “Product Liability.”

The awards recognize top authors and firms whose content was read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the JD Supra platform. In each category, the editors recognized ten authors and one firm for consistently highest readership and engagement within that category for all of 2019. In total, across all categories, they recognized the excellence and achievement of 235 authors selected from over 50,000 who publish on the JD Supra platform.

About Alysa Hutnik: Alysa’s experience ranges from strategic consumer protection oriented due diligence and compliance counseling to defending clients in FTC and state attorneys general investigations and competitor disputes.  Much of Alysa’s practice is focused in the digital and mobile space in particular, including cloud, mobile payment, calling/texting practices, AdTech and data-focused services.

Highly responsive to her clients’ needs, Alysa consistently delivers practical ideas and written deliverables in clear, effective language.  An ardent team player and reliable solution-builder, Alysa is both a fierce advocate when needed, while consensus-driven when it benefits her client’s position.  Alysa’s ability to prioritize, particularly when it comes to problem-solving, is grounded in listening to each client’s needs, while safeguarding their position.  Clients and colleagues alike appreciate Alysa’s support in identifying and addressing “red flags” before serious problems can ensue.

Alysa is the current Consumer Protection Officer of the American Bar Association (ABA) Antitrust Section.  She also a frequent speaker, author, and contributor to Kelley Drye’s Ad Law Access Blog and Podcast

About Joe Green: Joe Green advises on complex environmental regulatory matters for large and small corporate clients and national trade associations.  He is particularly skilled in translating complex business and technical issues into effective positions and advocacy, and in counseling on matters involving regulatory development, compliance and enforcement.

Joe excels with his quick understanding of even the most complicated scientific concepts, especially regarding the science behind the regulation of chemical compounds.  Determining what is or is not safe is rarely a black and white issue, and Joe is valued for his proven ability to navigate his clients through and beyond such ambiguity.  Joe’s ability to balance the critical legal components of a scenario and then present workable solutions and persuasive arguments demonstrates that he knows what it takes to ensure that his clients succeed at every turn.  Joe’s innate ability to set people at ease when resolving challenges or negotiating the right compromise allows him to remain consistently focused on his clients’ specific needs, objectives and financial concerns.

Joe is the author of the Kelley Green Law Blog, a blog that provides timely and insightful analysis on the latest news and trends in the area of chemical regulation, with a particular emphasis on TSCA, FIFRA, California Proposition 65, and regulations that effect consumer and industrial products and materials.

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