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In an aggressively regulated environment you need legal counsel that not only knows the law, but has helped shape and enforce it. Led by former consumer protection regulators, our team has the experience and perspective to move your business forward.

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Counsel from a Team that Knows Consumer Protection Regulation–Inside and Out

We’ve worked deep in the trenches on both sides of regulatory compliance. Our unique background and approach sets us apart from every other firm in the country.

  • Led by former Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery and three Consumer Protection Section Chiefs
  • Proactive risk management from a regulator’s perspective
  • Aggressive representation and defense from seasoned counsel
  • Clear, actionable advice and innovative solutions that won’t hold your business back
  • Respected thought leadership and industry recognition
  • Unwavering commitment to your goals and your success

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The Industry Experience and Presence You Need to Protect Your Business

We are at the forefront of the policy issues that impact your business most.

Serving as trusted general counsel to leading industry associations and advocating for our clients at the state and federal levels, our attorneys bring a respected voice to heavily regulated industries. Whether you are a startup or a Fortune 100 company, we understand your industry’s regulatory environment and your company’s unique business and legal challenges.

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"As General Counsel to PACE, Mac Murray & Shuster has proven to be an invaluable partner, providing insightful guidance, detailed analysis, and effective counsel to our organization. Our member companies praise their ability to help them achieve the difficult balance of proactive compliance and business growth."

Chris Haerich
Senior Vice President, PACE

Compliance Now | Apr 04, 2019

Eyeing Consumer Data Privacy, FTC Seeks Comment on Safeguards and Privacy Rules

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that it is seeking comment on proposed changes to rules promulgated under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB). GLB requires companies that offer consumer financial products or services, like loans, to explain their information sharing practices to their customers and to safeguard sensitive data. The FTC’s request for comments specifically [...]

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Medical Marijuana Law & Policy | Apr 11, 2019

Old Consumer Protection Standards Applied to New CBD Products

Cannabidiol (more commonly known as CBD) products may be new, but federal regulators are still applying a decades-old tenet of consumer protection law to their sale: you must be able to substantiate a product claim before you make it. State attorneys general also apply a similar enforcement standard under their Unfair and Deceptive Acts and [...]

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TCPA Monitor | Apr 19, 2019

Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Case Challenging FTC Classification of Soundboard Technology

On April 15, 2019, the Supreme Court declined to grant certiorari to a case challenging a Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) opinion designating “soundboard” calling technology as a form of robocall. Soundboard technology, also referred to as avatar technology, allows call center agents to interact with consumers on a real-time basis by using recorded audio clips [...]

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Dealership Advisor | Apr 18, 2019

Auto Dealers (and Maybe Manufacturers) Becoming a Hot Target of TCPA Lawsuits

As with all industries looking to communicate with current and potential customers, auto dealers need a robust and well-vetted compliance program to ensure their engagement initiatives comply with federal and state consumer protection laws. Unaware businesses can easily run into issues involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), a complex regulation which applies to dialing [...]

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M&S Newsline | Mar 12, 2019

Betty Montgomery Honored by Toledo Women Lawyers History Project

Former Ohio Attorney General and M&S Of Counsel Attorney Betty Montgomery will be honored for her distinguished work and public service by the Toledo Women Lawyers History Project on March 21st, 2019 in a portrait dedication. The Toledo Women Lawyers History Project was developed through a collaboration between the University of Toledo College of Law [...]

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