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Jeff Landis

Jeff Landis

Jeff’s practice focuses on representing clients in litigation and government investigations, with a particular focus on defending companies in complex class action lawsuits. He also assists clients in responding to formal investigations and informal inquiries conducted by the FTC, DOJ and states’ Attorney General Offices. Jeff has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including serving as trial counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in matters pending before judges, juries, and arbitration panels.

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In a recent opinion, an Illinois federal judge determined that a user’s biometric privacy claims must be arbitrated according to Shutterfly’s 2015 arbitration clause, despite the fact that plaintiff never assented to any version of the...

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At the end of April, the U.S. District Court in New Mexico dismissed most, but not all, of the New Mexico Attorney General’s claims against a group of Ad Networks and Google for violations of...

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Alexa, Do My Kids Have to Arbitrate?

April 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

A recent District Court decision has called into question the enforceability of mandatory arbitration clauses against third parties that use a product or service but do not themselves agree to arbitrate. On April 9th, Judge...

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COVID-19 Litigation Video Conference

Litigation in the Time of COVID-19

March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Just as the global health crisis is significantly altering our day-to-day lives, it is altering the nature and practice of litigation. Courts are closing their doors and limiting their dockets. Clients, firms and vendors have been forced...

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The Death Knell for Class Arbitration?

May 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

On April 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Lamps Plus v. Varela that under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), class arbitration is only permitted when explicitly provided for in arbitration agreements. The 5-4 decision...

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A New Jersey federal court has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit against multiple “smart TV” manufacturers alleging that their televisions improperly collect information on what customers are watching on their screens. The court held...

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The SEC and Voya Financial Services recently reached a $1 million settlement, stemming from a 2016 security incident in which individuals impersonating Voya’s independent contractors were able to gain access to the PII (including full...

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Following the D.C. Circuit’s narrowing of the FCC’s broad definition of an autodialer in its 2015 Omnibus TCPA Declaratory Ruling and Order (“Omnibus Order”), the Third Circuit has ruled that a dialing system must have...

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The California Supreme Court has answered another long-outstanding Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”) question, this time about the contours of the lawful consent exception in 18 U.S.C. § 2702(b)(3). In Facebook, Inc. v. Superior Court,...

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The New Jersey Supreme Court found that a consumer must suffer actual adverse consequences from an alleged violation of New Jersey’s Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (“TCCWNA”) in order to bring suit...

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