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Clark Hill Attorneys Joann Needleman and Jonathan Klein to Speak at First Party Summit – June 5-7, 2017

May 10, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Clark Hill attorneys Joann Needleman and Jonathan D. Klein will be speaking at the First Party Summit on June 5-7, 2017 at the Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club in Frisco, Texas.  For more information, click here.

Needleman will present on 2017 Regulatory and Legal Update – Recent Cases (including ACA International v FCC), Impact of Change in Administration to Makeup and Policies of the FCC, CFPB Debt Collection Rulemaking, FTC.  Klein will speak on Cyber Risk Management in 2017 – What do the Recent State of New York Cyber Security Regulations and the OCC/FDIC/Federal Reserve ANPR Mean to Creditors and Call Centers.

Needleman serves as a navigator to her clients seeking advice and guidance in the complex regulatory environment facing the financial services industry. She provides counsel, consultation, and litigation services to a wide array of financial institutions, law firms, credit reporting agencies, and debt buyers throughout the country. With extensive experience as a collection attorney, she understands the regulatory requirements expected from attorneys and non-attorneys in the credit and collection industry. A member of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Consumer Advisory Board, Needleman has been able to provide her clients with useful strategies in order to prepare for new areas of regulatory scrutiny, specifically in the alternative lending and “fin-tech” space.  She is a past President of NARCA – the National Creditors Bar Association and currently serves on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Consumer Advisory Board. 

Klein helps clients protect their interests through preventative measures and, when necessary, strategic and effective litigation. Klein has extensive experience representing clients on a wide range of complex commercial litigation in both federal and state courts and before institutional and ad hoc arbitral tribunals.  Klein routinely provides counseling and litigation services to large businesses across a range of industries, including banking, financial services, pharmaceutical, commercial products/equipment, retail, technology, and telecommunications.  In addition to his litigation practice, Klein regularly acts as cybersecurity counsel to his clients.  Understanding the growing risks that even the most tech-savvy companies face, Klein frequently advises companies across a broad range of industries on data protection and privacy.  He has experience crafting privacy policies and protecting companies both before a data breach by developing a thorough, yet efficient, cyber security incident response plan narrowly tailored to the client’s industry and after a data breach investigating incidents, formulating notifications, and coordinating with law enforcement. 

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