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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

Cannabis Law & Policy | Jun 26, 2020

Cannabis Companies Lose Bid to Challenge Tax Law After Petitions Arrive One Day Late

A recent decision from the Ninth Circuit tossed two cannabis companies’ challenges to federal tax laws that bar marijuana businesses from taking deductions, because the businesses’ petitions seeking review arrived one day too late. Marijuana businesses Organic Cannabis and Northern California Small Business Assistants Inc. (“NCSBA”) were originally hit with a nearly $2 million tax bill after being audited by [...]

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Compliance Now | Jun 30, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court Rules CFPB Leadership Structure Unconstitutional

On June 29, the Supreme Court issued a decision in Seila Law v. CFPB addressing the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. While the Court did not grant the petitioner’s request to invalidate the CFPB as a whole, a five-justice majority of the Court ruled that the CFPB’s Director “must be removable by the President at will.” The CFPB [...]

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M&S Newsline | Jun 22, 2020

M&S Welcomes Back Senior Attorney Erica Hollar

We are excited to share that Senior Attorney Erica Hollar has (re)joined the M&S team! Erica began her legal career with M&S more than a decade ago, assisting on regulatory matters and developing compliance programs for clients across numerous industries. She recently returned to the firm after gaining valuable in-house experience with a major retail organization where she advised on [...]

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TCPA Monitor | Jul 09, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Take On ATDS Definition Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in Duguid v. Facebook, a case that will hopefully settle at last how an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) is defined under the TCPA. The decision comes within days of a Court decision that upheld the TCPA’s sweeping ban on autodialed calls to cellphones while holding that calls made to collect [...]

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