FTC defense lawyer Richard B. Newman is a critical asset to any company or individual faced with a federal or state regulatory investigation or enforcement action. He possesses significant experience defending traditional and Internet-related advertising actions initiated by the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, state Attorneys General, public utility commissions, banking agencies, and other state and local regulatory authorities. Mr. Newman also defends companies and individuals in private litigation matters involving allegations of false advertising and unfair trade practices.
Mr. Newman has extraordinary perspective gained from many years of litigating and defending federal and state government investigations. He provides comprehensive legal advice and regulatory advocacy to a diverse base of clients that include providers and marketers of products and services across numerous industries, from dietary supplements to receivables management.
A substantial portion of Mr. Newman's work also involves conducting preventative legal compliance reviews of advertising campaigns and promotional marketing programs, and advising digital media clients on consumer protection issues. He works closely with clients to proactively design and implement customized internal compliance processes that meet business objectives and government expectations.
His extensive experience within the affiliate marketing space and knowledge of cutting-edge advertising, lead generation, privacy, data brokerage, telemarketing, mobile marketing, email marketing and social media issues are a significant benefit to his clients. He has also provided industry-specific views to governmental agencies.
Mr. Newman is a partner in the law firm of Hinch Newman LLP. His law firm website is hinchnewman.com, where you can obtain a free consultation on most legal matters.
As a regulatory compliance and defense attorney, Mr. Newman is committed to achieving the most advantageous outcomes for his clients. He has successfully negotiated with federal, state and local regulatory agencies to close complex investigations amicably, rather than initiating enforcement proceedings. Today's regulatory environment is pro-consumer and pro-enforcement. A zealous FTC defense lawyer like Richard B. Newman is vital when dealing with issues such as these.
Mr. Newman is a member of the State Bars of California, New York, Nevada and the District of Columbia, the District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern District of California, the Southern District of New York and the District of Nevada. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Newman is counsel to the Executive Council of Performance Marketing and a member of the Performance Marketing Association's Compliance Council on whose behalf he has authored authoritative online marketing compliance materials. In 2013, Mr. Newman served as co-chair of the Online Lenders Alliance Council and Forum.
Mr. Newman serves as outside general counsel to numerous clients throughout the United States (whose clients include Fortune 100 retail companies), many of whom have been recognized as being amongst the fastest growing technology companies and ranked on Inc. Magazine's Annual 500/5000 List.
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