Emily advises clients on an array of Internet commerce matters, including data privacy and data security compliance and procedure, online and mobile privacy, student data and EdTech privacy, behavioral advertising, sales and marketing, advertising and promotions, and social media. She has represented clients from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in investigations before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and State Attorneys’ General, as well as in private litigation.
As a trusted advisor, Emily works closely with client business teams and in-house counsel to design compliance programs and privacy-by-design approaches to addressing multi-national rules, regulations and best practices governing the collection, use, transfer and disclosure of personal information. She frequently helps child- and student-directed service providers navigate the complexities of compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), California’s Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA) and similar state student privacy laws, and advises companies across the industry spectrum as they work towards compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). She has also advised clients subject to regulatory investigations and litigation involving a spectrum of federal and state laws, including under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), COPPA, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) and others.
Emily also has an active consumer protection practice, focused on marketing and promotional issues. She counsels clients on sweepstakes and marketing promotions, retail sales and e-commerce platforms, advertising substantiation, new media and social media integration, and SMS text messaging and telemarketing, including matters involving the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (ROSCA) and state and federal consumer protection statutes.
Emily is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in both U.S. and European privacy law (CIPP/US and CIPP/E) and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Publications Advisory Board. She is a frequent speaker on data privacy matters, with a particular focus on children’s privacy (COPPA), student data privacy and EdTech. She was featured as an “Up and Coming” Privacy & Data Security attorney by Chambers-USA 2018.