Amanda counsels and defends clients on matters related to consumer protection and unfair competition, as well as Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), privacy, contract trade secret and other commercial matters. She has significant experience defending class actions in courts across the country. During her more than 15 years of experience, Amanda has represented such clients as Coinstar, Redbox, Sprint and Zillow. She also counsels and defends clients against consumer claims under the ADA and related state laws. Her ADA practice focuses on claims related to digital access for consumers who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, or hard of hearing.
Mark provides guidance on a variety of regulatory compliance and enforcement issues. He regularly reviews advertising for false advertising and claim substantiation, as well as for compliance with standards related to “.com” disclosures, endorsements and testimonials, deceptive pricing, negative option offers and other Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rules and guidelines. He has experience advising clients on how to avoid challenges from regulators, consumers and competitors, and he has assisted companies in matters before the FTC, state attorneys general and the National Advertising Division (NAD). Mark frequently drafts rules in connection with sweepstakes, contests and related games and provides counsel on how to structure promotions. In addition, Mark advises clients on cause-marketing issues, including commercial co-venture campaigns and charitable solicitation registrations.
Jason is Co-Chair of Perkins Coie’s Advertising, Marketing & Promotions practice and a member of the firm’s Trademark & Copyright practice. He counsels businesses ranging from start-ups to top FORTUNE 50 companies in the retail, entertainment, gaming, software, Internet, food and beverage, and advertising industries. His practice focuses on counseling clients on marketing, advertising, consumer protection, and regulatory compliance issues, such as advertising claims and substantiation, sale and discount advertising, marketing and sponsorship agreements, product development, contests and sweepstakes, endorsements and influencers, publicity rights, and promotional offers. Jason also represents clients in trademark, false advertising and unfair competition disputes, and positions clients for success by auditing marketing assets and creating in-house marketing and advertising compliance programs.
Recently named one of California’s Top 100 Women Attorneys, Julie is a trial attorney noted for her achievements in class action, mass tort and complex litigation across the United States. Julie’s experience includes defending companies faced with high-exposure claims involving product liability or consumer class actions regarding consumer fraud and false and misleading advertisements. She has managed sophisticated litigation related to severe personal injury and economic damage claims against manufacturers and retailers of a variety of consumer products, personal care products, dietary supplements, food, alcohol and pharmaceuticals. Julie also regularly serves as coordinating national counsel in the defense of multijurisdictional litigation. For her work in consumer litigation, Julie was included for recommendation by Legal 500. Julie is a trusted advisor, guiding clients through product recalls and the labeling of food, beverage and nutritional supplements.
Ryan focuses on litigating for and counseling communications service providers—social media companies, mobile carriers and other communications and storage platforms—on the full range of legal issues those companies encounter regarding the privacy and security of their users’ information and content. Ryan also litigates and counsels on privacy and data security issues for any type of company that may encounter these issues. He counsels companies on compliance with privacy and data security statutes, including the TCPA, California’s Song-Beverly Credit Card Act, Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) and state equivalents, state recording statutes, and federal and state biometric identification statutes. He also assists clients with company wide privacy and data security assessments, data breach notification and response policies and procedures, and rapid response to computer intrusions and platform abuse, including remedies under the CFAA.
Eric is a seasoned litigator with experience in a wide range of complex commercial matters, with emphasis on antitrust, unfair competition, consumer protection and employment disputes. He represents clients in cases arising under the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Sherman Antitrust Act, the California Cartwright Act, the Washington Consumer Protection Act and other state consumer-protection laws. Eric’s courtroom skills have been widely praised, and he has been described by instructors of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy as having “the most natural trial talent” among his peers. He was a senior member of the trial team that recently secured a federal jury verdict and award of more than $110 million after proving the existence of an eight-year industry-wide conspiracy among dozens of manufacturers to fix the price of LCD panels. Eric’s representative clients include Amazon.com, Microsoft Corporation, Costco Wholesale Corporation, Starbucks Corporation and PACCAR Inc.