SHARON KIM SCHIAVETTI
Senior Associate
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SHARON KIM SCHIAVETTI Senior Associate
Sherrie Schiavetti is an experienced regulatory attorney focusing on privacy, data security, marketing, and consumer protection compliance for e-commerce websites, global retailers, digital advertising exchanges, lead generation companies, and financial and educational technology platforms.  She regularly defends clients before federal and state agencies involving privacy, false advertising, and other consumer protection issues.

A Certified Information Privacy Professional (US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Sherrie works with clients prior to the launch of telemarketing, text, email, online, and mobile advertising campaigns to ensure compliance with privacy and consumer protection laws, including Section 5 of the FTC Act, TCPA, FDCPA, GLBA, FCRA, CAN-SPAM, TILA (Reg Z), and E-Sign Act.  She drafts privacy policies, website/application terms of service, and internal compliance documents, policies, and procedures; and advises on the development and use of compliant social media platforms and mobile apps.

At the intersection of privacy and advertising technology, Sherrie counsels on the use of online, mobile, and app interest-based advertising (IBA) platforms and practices for compliance with self-regulatory frameworks and applicable laws, including DAA/NAI and COPPA.  She works with clients on the development of privacy and information security programs, the negotiation of provisions overseeing how vendors handle personal information, audits and gap analyses involving the collection, storage, use and disclosure of personal information, and guidance through data security breach incidents, from discovery to breach response and remediation.

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 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
 

About

Sherrie Schiavetti is an experienced regulatory attorney focusing on privacy, data security, marketing, and consumer protection compliance for e-commerce websites, global retailers, digital advertising exchanges, lead generation companies, and financial and educational technology platforms.  She regularly defends clients before federal and state agencies involving privacy, false advertising, and other consumer protection issues.

A Certified Information Privacy Professional (US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Sherrie works with clients prior to the launch of telemarketing, text, email, online, and mobile advertising campaigns to ensure compliance with privacy and consumer protection laws, including Section 5 of the FTC Act, TCPA, FDCPA, GLBA, FCRA, CAN-SPAM, TILA (Reg Z), and E-Sign Act.  She drafts privacy policies, website/application terms of service, and internal compliance documents, policies, and procedures; and advises on the development and use of compliant social media platforms and mobile apps.

At the intersection of privacy and advertising technology, Sherrie counsels on the use of online, mobile, and app interest-based advertising (IBA) platforms and practices for compliance with self-regulatory frameworks and applicable laws, including DAA/NAI and COPPA.  She works with clients on the development of privacy and information security programs, the negotiation of provisions overseeing how vendors handle personal information, audits and gap analyses involving the collection, storage, use and disclosure of personal information, and guidance through data security breach incidents, from discovery to breach response and remediation.

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.

Experience

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 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.
 

Memberships

IAPP, Certified Information Privacy Professional–United States
 
Speaking Engagements