Sherrie Schiavetti is a senior associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Sherrie is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Her practice includes litigation and counseling on advertising law and consumer protection matters.
Sherrie 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, Sherrie 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, Sherrie clerked for the Honorable Lawrence M. Baskir of the United States Court of Federal Claims.
Represented a national debt collector in an FTC enforcement action for alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act and Section 5 of the FTC Act, resulting in a settlement.
Represented a U.S. distributor of small-utility vehicles in a CPSC investigation involving alleged violations of Section 15(b) reporting requirements, resulting in a settlement.
Represented an automobile dealership in an FTC compliance investigation involving alleged violations of the Truth in Lending Act, the Consumer Leasing Act, and Section 5 of the FTC Act, resulting in a settlement.
Represented a 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.
IAPP, Certified Information Privacy Professional–United States