M&S Newsline

News and events featuring Mac Murray and Shuster attorneys

May 27, 2016

Whisler Brings TCPA Compliance Insight to Healthcare Industry Audience

MPS Partner Nick Whisler discussed the complex regulatory demands on healthcare-related calls with an industry audience at the Qualfon and Blue Cross Blue Shield User Summit this week. In an event focused on exploring contact center best practices, Nick presented an overview and important updates on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), sharing its unique impact on healthcare-related calls. He also offered practical [...]

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May 17, 2016

Shuster Presents TCPA & Regulatory Insights at Catalyst 2016 Conference

MPS Partner Michele Shuster will address a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) industry audience on Thursday, May 19th, discussing how to support sales growth by creating an agile and responsive process that allows businesses to take advantage of all sales channels while managing regulatory risk. Speaking at Catalyst 2016: The Sales and Marketing Conference, Shuster will provide these professionals with an overview [...]

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May 04, 2016

Mac Murray Re-Elected to OSBA Council of Delegates

MPS Partner Helen Mac Murray will continue her service on the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) Council of Delegates through June, 2018. As one of the OSBA’s two major governing bodies, the Council of Delegates’ responsibilities include considering legislative proposals from OSBA committees and sections. Only after adoption of a proposal by the Council of Delegates does it become part [...]

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Apr 20, 2016

Mac Murray Educates Healthcare Industry Audience on Intersection of HIPAA and TCPA

MPS Partner Helen Mac Murray recently addressed a healthcare financial management industry audience, educating them on the complex rules governing healthcare related calls for telemarketing or informational purposes. Speaking at the Colorado Healthcare Financial Management Association’s (HFMA) annual conference, Mac Murray provided insight and clarification on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and other federal regulatory demands. With a focus [...]

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Mar 28, 2016

MPS Welcomes Associate Attorney Joshua Stevens

We are pleased to announce that Joshua Stevens has joined the MPS legal team as an associate attorney. Josh will be working with MPS clients in heavily regulated industries, focusing his practice on compliance counseling, policy development, and regulatory agency negotiations for businesses that market to consumers, provide financial services or require state agency licensing. As former in-house counsel, Josh [...]

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Mar 24, 2016

Montgomery Weighs In On How Women Make History At WLFC Event

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Women Lawyers of Franklin County (WLFC) sponsored a luncheon and panel discussion of women in the legal profession who have made history. Betty Montgomery, Of Counsel to MPS, proudly spoke on the panel along with former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Yvette McGee Brown and former Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner. As the first woman Ohio [...]

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Mar 23, 2016

Wattie-Bey v. Modern Recovery Solutions

It has been more than eight months since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a declaratory ruling that purportedly clarified the TCPA’s definition of automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) by holding that equipment may be an ATDS even if it lacks the present ability to autodial telephone numbers.  During this time, numerous courts have attempted to make sense of the [...]

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Mar 16, 2016

Montgomery Named to Bipartisan Ohio Medical Marijuana Task Force

MPS Of Counsel Attorney and former Ohio Attorney General and Auditor of State Betty Montgomery was named to the Medical Marijuana Task Force to review the issue of medical use of marijuana in the state of Ohio. This bipartisan task force was created in January in response to increased interest by citizens across the state to further discuss the topic [...]

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Mar 15, 2016

Messner Leads Women Lawyers of Franklin County in Community Service

MPS attorneys continue to support the community with the same passion and commitment they bring to their legal practice. Associate Lisa Messner serves on the Board of Trustees of Women Lawyers of Franklin County (WLFC) and also chairs its Community Service Committee. Lisa recently organized an event supporting the YWCA Family Center, in which WLFC members came together to prepare [...]

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Mar 02, 2016

Mac Murray Reappointed to OSBA Women in the Profession Section Council

Congratulations to MPS Partner Helen Mac Murray on her reappointment by the Board of Governors to the Ohio State Bar Association’s Women in the Profession Section Council. In this role, Helen will continue to serve in a leadership role and as a resource for legal professionals interested in furthering the professional and personal lives of women lawyers.

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