Venable's Chairman and a thought leader in privacy, marketing, advertising, e-commerce and Internet law. Represents media, communications, information services, financial services, advertising and retail companies. Serves as lead counsel in FTC and state consumer protection authority investigations. General Counsel to the Direct Marketing Association, and counsel to the Interactive Advertising Bureau and the Digital Advertising Alliance. Represents companies in a broad range of federal and state laws governing email, telemarketing, privacy, children’s privacy, data security and breach notification. Represents clients in testimony before Congress, congressional investigations and crisis management situations.