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About 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.

Recent Posts

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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Technology is always changing, and the law sometimes struggles to keep pace. This can lead to more questions than answers for organizations trying to make use of innovative or evolving tools, while navigating a legal...

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A United States District Court granted summary judgment to the FBI in a FOIA action brought by the AP, USA Today, and Vice, seeking disclosure of the name of the vendor the FBI used to...

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Mapping VPPA Trends

May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Eleventh Circuit affirmed dismissal of a Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) claim brought against ZwillGen client CNN based on its operation of the free CNN App for iPhone. Plaintiff Ryan Perry had alleged that...

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At least within the Third Circuit, in order for arbitrators, not a court, to decide whether disputes are subject to class arbitration, an arbitration agreement must “clearly and unmistakably” delegate such power to arbitrators. It...

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Attorneys General from eight states submitted an amicus brief in Spokeo v. Robins, urging the Supreme Court to overturn the 9th Circuit’s ruling that a technical violation of a statute can confer Article III standing...

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