Meredith C. Slawe is a partner in Drinker Biddle & Reath’s Litigation Group and a Vice Chair of the firm’s Class Actions Team. Meredith is a highly accomplished attorney who focuses on the defense of purported class actions and complex commercial litigation matters in courts across the country. She has extensive experience representing companies in a range of actions, including matters related to cutting-edge technology and privacy issues.
Meredith is a leader in the firm’s interdisciplinary Retail Industry Group and has a deep understanding of issues facing retailers, including data privacy and security, product labeling and advertising, omni-channel marketing, customer outreach, behavioral marketing, promotional pricing, hiring practices, automatic renewals, e-commerce, and compliance with a host of statutes, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA), California False Advertising Law (Bus. & Prof. Code 17500), California Unfair Competition Law (Bus. & Prof. Code 17200), California Invasion of Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code 630, et seq.) and §California False Advertising Law (Business & Professions Code § 17500), California Unfair Competition Law (Business & Professions Code § 17200), California Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, California Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Rosenthal Act), California Consumers Legal Remedies Act (CLRA), California Song-Beverly Credit Card Act (Cal. Civ. Code § 1747, et seq.), California Penal Code § 327 (endless chain/pyramid scheme), California's Invasion of Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 630, et seq.) and other federal and state consumer protection statutes.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Meredith C. Slawe