M&S in the News

January 11, 2021
Modern Counsel

Michele Shuster Shows Up for Advocacy

What drives you in your career? Modern Counsel takes a close look at Michele Shuster’s, and the values that drive both her personal journey and leadership of M&S.

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December 10, 2020

ACC Launches Data Security Program For Law Firms

Michele Shuster shares insight on the ACC’s new cybersecurity evaluation and accreditation program targeted at law firms and clients in corporate law departments. M&S is one of the first law firms to pilot this critical program offered to firms looking to ensure clients’ sensitive data is protected.

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November 27, 2020
OneTrust Data Guidance

West Virginia – Data Protection Overview

Serving as legal contributors to OneTrust DataGuidance, one of the most trusted names in global regulatory research, Helen Mac Murray and Erica Hollar provide a comprehensive overview of West Virginia’s data privacy laws. Note: DataGuidance is a subscription service; a free trial may be obtained to view the Guidance Note.

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November 13, 2020
M&S Newsline

M&S Named to U.S. News & World Report 2021 “Best Law Firms” List

Congrats to the entire M&S team, whose commitment to excellence has led to the firm’s sixth straight year of recognition in the U.S. News and World Report 2021 “Best Law Firms” list.

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November 9, 2020
AccountsRecovery.net/Compliance Digest

Pa. Bill Would Require Utilities to Credit Report All Payments

Helen Mac Murray shares her thoughts on the potential impact of Pennsylvania’s newly introduced bill requiring utility companies to give consumers the option of opting in to have their payments reported to the three major credit reporting agencies. Will this really help consumers improve their credit scores?

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Upcoming Events

May 13, 2021 1:00 pm
M&S Thirsty (For Knowledge) Thursdays

What Employers Need to Know About FCRA Compliance

In effect since 1970, the Fair Credit Reporting Act has been amended considerably over the last 50 years, yet remains one of the most impactful – and confusing – pieces of consumer protection regulation enacted. With credit-related complaints topping the list of consumer complaints received by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, FCRA class actions remain a lucrative, and growing, area for opportunistic plaintiffs’ attorneys.

Join M&S attorney Erica Hollar to learn more about FCRA and your obligations as an employer, best practices to stay in compliance, and how to avoid the common pitfalls that may be putting your business at risk of costly violations.


Upcoming Speaking Engagements

May 11, 2021 3:50 pm ET

TCPA Litigation Update

PACE Washington Desktop Summit
Speaker: Michele Shuster
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May 12, 2021 1:45 pm ET

Compliance Officers Forum — LIVE!

PACE Washington Desktop Summit
Speakers: Michele Shuster, Nick Whisler, Josh Stevens
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May 12, 2021 3:30 pm ET

Employment Law

PACE Washington Desktop Summit
Speaker: Lisa Messner
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May 12, 2021 4:30 pm ET

Lessons Learned from FCC Battle Scars

PACE Washington Desktop Summit
Speaker: Helen Mac Murray
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