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Recent News

Never Say Never, And Other Lessons from Kanye​

Nebraska Amends Data Breach Notification Law​

FTC’s All Natural” Cases Are More About All” Than Natural”

Privacy Shield Pierced? Article 29 Working Party Expresses Concern with Agreement​

Are You Covered? Fourth Circuit Finds CGL Insurance Coverage for Data Breach​


Associated Press Features Partner Christie Thompson in VW Analysis Video

Partner Christie Thompson was featured in the Associated Press video Analysis: VW Problems Far From Over’.” Volkswagen recently struck an agreement with a federal judge over thousands of vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions, but Ms. Thompson notes that the company’s legal problems are far from over, as a criminal investigation is still pending. She describes the case, the agreement, and notes that Volkswagen is conducting its own investigation to try to figure out exactly who knew what…and we’ll have to see how that unfolds. I don’t see the criminal side of that going away any time soon.” To watch the full video, please click here.

Smart’ Ways To Avoid FTC Internet Of Things Scrutiny

Partner Alysa Hutnik co-authored the Law360 article “‘Smart’ Ways To Avoid FTC Internet of Things Scrutiny.” The article addresses recent enforcement matters and lessons learned from the FTC’s report, Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World.” Ms. Hutnik also provides a list of several key issues to consider when developing and marketing a connected or smart” device. Read more…

Subscribe to our new newsletter: Dietary Supplement Advertising

This month we sent out the first edition of our News & Views: Dietary Supplement Advertising newsletter, specifically for our clients marketing dietary supplements. This publication is geared to help you stay out in front of regulatory challenges. Check out our past issues, and subscribe to future issues by filling out your information and checking the Dietary Supplements Practice Group box here.

Upcoming Events and Speeches

Choose Your Words Wisely: How \“Natural\” and Other Language Could Make You or COST You Millions
May 10, 2016”,“CHICAGO, IL
ACI’s 6th Advanced Regulatory and Compliance Summit on Food & Beverage Marketing and Advertising

The FCC’s New TCPA Rulings
May 13, 2016”,“CHICAGO, IL
PLI 21st Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute
Lauri A. Mazzuchetti

Mechanics of Data Security: Building One’s Own Security Program, Making Sure One Is Prepared, Governance, Strategy for When to Notify, and Reputation Management
June 24, 2016”,“CHICAGO, IL
19th Advanced Global Legal and Compliance Forum on Cyber Security And Data Privacy & Protection
Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik

Style Meets Sophistication: Legal Implications for Advertising Your Wearable Product
July 20, 2016”,“SAN JOSE, CA
Wearables TechCon

Privacy & Security Forum
October 24, 2016”,“WASHINGTON, DC
HB Litigation Conferences
Dana B. Rosenfeld