M&S in the News

April 19, 2021

Law360’s 2021 Telecommunications Editorial Advisory Board

Congratulations to M&S Partner Michele Shuster for being selected by Law360 to serve on its 2021 Telecommunications Editorial Advisory Board. Comprised of partners at prominent U.S. law firms, the Advisory Board provides feedback and insight on how best to shape the publication’s coverage and provides reporters with a pool of potential sources.

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April 19, 2021

False Threats Nets Collector Lifetime Ban from Industry

Helen Mac Murray weighs in on CFPB enforcement action against a debt collector who falsely threatened to take legal action against individuals.

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April 16, 2021
The Columbus Dispatch

Capitol Insider: Celebrating women who made Ohio political history

Proud to see Betty Montgomery included in this article recognizing the trailblazing women who broke political barriers in Ohio. Betty served as the state’s first woman attorney general and auditor of state and is currently of counsel to M&S.

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March 24, 2021
ACC Docket

ACC’s Data Steward Program Levels the Playing Field for Law Firms

Michele Shuster speaks to the Association of Corporate Counsel’s recently launched Data Steward Program (DSP), the first industry-standard, comprehensive evaluation to assess data security of client data for law firms, its impact to the legal industry, and her experience shepherding M&S through the DSP evaluation process.

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March 22, 2021
AccountsRecovery.net/Compliance Digest

41 State AGs Reach Settlement With Breached Collection Agency

Helen Mac Murray comments on the stiff terms imposed in the recent settlement between 41 state attorneys general and Retrieval-Masters Credit Bureau, who operated a collection agency that suffered a 2019 data breach that exposed the personal information of more than 7 million individuals.

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Upcoming M&S Events

December 16, 2021 2:30 pm
M&S Thirsty (For Knowledge) Thursdays

Compliance 2022: Hot Topics and Predictions for TCPA, Marketing, and Privacy

Are you ready for 2022? From emerging state privacy initiatives, long-awaited Supreme Court decisions, shifting enforcement priorities, and class action lawsuits on the rise, 2021 has been a regulatory whirlwind showing no signs of slowing down. What should you know to prepare your business for the challenges of the coming year?

Join M&S Partners and former Consumer Protection Regulators Michele Shuster and Helen Mac Murray as they take out their crystal ball and share their compliance predictions.

Just some of the questions we’ll be tackling:

1) What are the legislative and regulatory priorities in 2022?
2) Will other states fall in line behind Florida’s mini-TCPA law?
3) Where is the FTC’s Strategic Plan headed?
4) What industries are State AG’s setting their enforcement sights on?
And much more…

This is a can’t-miss session for businesses looking to get ahead of the curve in 2022. Learn what to expect and how you can protect your organization from its biggest regulatory risks.

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

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