Associate Adam Steele

“The web of regulations governing your operations may be complex, but your legal counsel doesn’t have to be. My goal is to understand your business, evaluate your concerns, and provide clear, practical, and actionable solutions that keep you moving forward.”

Phone: 614-939-9955
Fax: 614-939-9954

Adam works primarily with M&S clients in the automotive and teleservices industries, helping them understand and comply with a wide range of consumer protection and privacy laws. With particular focus on helping businesses proactively build compliance efforts into their operations, Adam has conducted numerous audits for clients and their vendors, enabling them to identify and address compliance gaps before they cause problems with regulators or consumers. He has created an automated auditing tool designed to help clarify and simplify Ohio Consumer Sales & Practices Act (CSPA) requirements for automotive dealerships.

While in law school, Adam received the Moritz Leadership Scholarship, and served as Staff Editor of the Business Law Review. His article, The Resurrection of the De Minimis Exception, was published in the Ohio State Business Law Journal. Adam has a long record of serving his community, both as a recipient of the prestigious Eagle Scout award from the Boy Scouts of America, and in his humanitarian efforts aiding Haitian refugees in the aftermath of the country’s 2010 earthquake.

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Dealership Advisor

SCRA Compliance Continues to Take the Spotlight

The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has brought the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”) back into the spotlight with a recent settlement agreement entered into with Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union. The settlement, requiring the credit union to pay $65,000 to seven harmed service members whose vehicles were unlawfully repossessed, comes on the coattails of the [...]

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