Partner Chris Wager

“Clients often seek out a lawyer looking for answers. But it’s my job to also make sure they’re asking the right questions. That’s how, together, we move their business forward.”

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

Chris Wager works with the firm’s Compliance and Litigation teams. In this comprehensive role, he helps clients nationwide understand and comply with state and federal telemarketing and privacy laws, and provides defense against government enforcement action and litigation in consumer protection matters.

Bringing more than a decade of experience, Chris works with businesses of all sizes across highly regulated industries including automotive, financial services, healthcare, energy, and retail. He has extensive experience with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and other telemarketing laws, and has helped businesses develop proactive compliance programs as well as successfully defended them in litigation and class action lawsuits.

Chris advises clients on a wide range of privacy and data security matters, including developing privacy policies, behavioral advertising, information sharing, cybersecurity, digital marketing, social media, and the collection and use of consumer data. He also provides counsel on advertising and marketing matters, including issues related to unfair and deceptive trade practices, sweepstakes and promotions, and loyalty programs.

Representative Experience

  • Defended multiple national retailers in TCPA lawsuits and enforcement matters.
  • Advised multinational retail clients on numerous advertising and promotion campaigns.
  • Advised companies on the implementation of new and emerging technologies including cross-device tracking, GPS analytics, and biometric data collection tools.
  • Defended a national energy company in a TCPA class action lawsuit.
  • Drafted privacy policies and terms of use for multinational manufacturer’s portfolio of 30+ websites.
  • Revamped a major retailer’s family of websites to ensure compliance with California Shine the Light laws, including implementing a process for receiving and responding to customer requests.
  • Advised a national manufacturing company on labor and employment issues.

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Chris Wager Promoted to Partner at M&S

We are excited to announce the promotion of Chris Wager to Partner as of January 1, 2022. Joining Mac Murray & Shuster in 2019, Chris’s practice focuses on helping clients proactively comply with privacy and consumer protection laws and defend against regulatory enforcement action and litigation. He has more than a decade of experience working with businesses in highly regulated [...]

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