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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

TCPA Monitor | Aug 13, 2021

Announcing NAAG’s Robocall Virtual Summit, September 8-9, 2021

Historically, State Attorneys General have led consumer protection enforcement efforts in the United States.  The same is becoming true for enforcement against illegal robocalls. Ohio and Michigan, along with the Federal Trade Commission, announced this week that they will co-host a National Association of Attorneys General “Robocall Virtual Summit.” The session will include “sessions explaining the robocall business ecosystem, the [...]

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Compliance Now | Sep 02, 2021

What You Need to Know About State Auto-Renewal Laws (ARLs)

Once upon a time, subscriptions were something customers signed up for that resulted in a magazine or newspaper arriving for a set amount of time. Today? Subscriptions have become the norm. From Netflix and Audible at home to subscriptions for Adobe and Microsoft for work, it is clear that business models have evolved. Subscriptions can be convenient for consumers, and [...]

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Cannabis Law & Policy | Sep 17, 2021

Ohio Inches Towards Adult-Use Legalization, Two Main Paths Considered

Recent bills and ballot initiatives suggest that adult-use cannabis may be coming to Ohio in the near future.  However, with the State currently considering two separate paths towards legalization, the key question now seems just as much how as when. The first path contemplates legalization through traditional legislative means, via a bill introduced by Democratic lawmakers in July.  The bill [...]

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M&S Newsline | Aug 19, 2021

M&S Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Best Lawyers in America®

Congratulations to Helen Mac Murray, Michele Shuster, Betty Montgomery, and Josh Stevens on their continued inclusion in the most recent edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This marks Partner Helen Mac Murray’s eighth year achieving recognition in the area of Government Relations Practice and her second year in the area of Advertising Law. A former Chief of the Ohio [...]

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