FTC Defense Lawyer
An FTC defense lawyer is someone that represents marketers against Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection investigations, civil investigative demands (CIDs) and enforcement action allegations of unfair, deceptive and fraudulent acts or practices that violate Section 5 of the FTC Act.
FTC attorney Richard B. Newman is a premier digital marketing regulatory compliance and defense lawyer. He is a critical asset to any company or individual faced with a federal or state government investigation of enforcement action.
He possesses significant experience representing advertisers, ad networks, affiliate marketers, publishers, lead generators, email marketers, telemarketers, call centers, pay-per-call networks, dietary supplement manufacturers, tech entrepreneurs, and media and Internet companies in connection with government and regulatory litigation, as well as legal aspects of their advertising and promotional marketing businesses, including compliance clearance of advertising and marketing materials. He works closely with clients to design and implement customized and creative internal compliance processes that meet business objectives and government expectations. In addition to advising on national marketing campaigns, Mr. Newman also counsels clients on privacy and data security matters that often give rise to government-plaintiff related investigations and lawsuits.
The core of Mr. Newman’s practice involves responding to Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs) and defending litigation matters brought by regulatory agencies against digital marketers. He is an industry leading FTC attorney that has handled some of the highest-profile investigations and enforcement actions brought by the Federal Trade Commission, state attorneys general, departments of consumer affairs and other regulatory agencies. 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 aggressive regulatory defense theories to a diverse base of clients designed to address emerging and existing threats.
His extensive, practical experience within the affiliate marketing space and knowledge of cutting-edge issues pertaining to direct marketing campaigns are a significant benefit to his clients. He has provided industry-specific views and opinions to governmental agencies and has been called upon by legal education providers to lead courses on cutting-edge issues that impact advertisers and marketers. National and international news outlets such as BBC World News, JD Supra, Law360, National Law Review, Digital Business Lawyer, New York Magazine, Communications Daily and Privacy Law Bulletin call on Mr. Newman for featured commentary on digital marketing, regulatory and tech issues.
As an FTC advertising and defense attorney, Mr. Newman is committed to achieving the most advantageous outcomes for his clients. His reputation with regulatory authorities and ability to advocate the position of his clientele, coupled with his knowledge of FTC policy, has resulted in his securing the amicable and outright closure of numerous FTC regulatory investigations. It is this practical experience and track record of success that set Mr. Newman apart from other FTC compliance and defense lawyers.
In 2019, 2020 and 2021, FTC lawyer Richard B. Newman received the “Go-To Thought Leader Award” from the National Law Review. The award recognizes the unique talents of less than 1% of the publication’s 15,000 thought leaders and spotlights exceptional legal authors selected from a pool of over 100,000 news articles. Mr. Newman received the awards as a result of his demonstration of a depth of legal knowledge pertaining to FTC enforcement, regulation and compliance.
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 and is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Performance Marketing Association.
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.
FTC defense attorney Richard B. Newman is a partner in the law firm of Hinch Newman LLP. You can visit his law firm websites here and here where you can obtain a free consultation on most legal matters. Follow Mr. Newman on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, JD Supra and National Law Review.
His full contact information is:
Richard B. Newman
HINCH NEWMAN LLP
40 Wall Street, 35th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Tel: (212) 756-8777
600 W. Broadway, Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101
Tel: (619) 233-5200