Stuart Ingis

Venable LLP

Stuart P. Ingis is chairman of Venable and co-chair of the eCommerce, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Group. Stu is a nationally recognized attorney who has earned a reputation among peers and the industry as a thought leader in crisis management, privacy, marketing, advertising, consumer protection, eCommerce, and Internet law.

Stu’s leadership in developing cutting-edge industry self-regulation and coalition building has placed him at the forefront of privacy and data security regulation and public policy. Clients rely on him as a trusted voice, confidant, and advocate before Congress, the Federal Trade Commission, state attorneys general, and other federal and state agencies.

Stu has represented a number of high-level executives in testimony before Congress and is relied upon by clients for his advocacy during congressional investigations, especially in crisis management situations specific to congressional relations.

He also defends and advises companies in investigations by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), state attorneys general, and state consumer protection authorities, among others. Clients depend on Stu to help them resolve challenging situations efficiently and on favorable terms.

Stu brings coalitions together and leads self-regulatory efforts to develop and implement new standards and best practices in the eCommerce, privacy, and data security industry.

He represents the nation’s leading marketing and advertising trade associations in legal and policy matters; in this capacity he serves as marketing, government affairs, and privacy counsel to the Association of National Advertisers (ANA).

Stu serves as Washington advertising and privacy counsel to the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). He is also counsel to the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) – the cross-industry self-regulatory online advertising initiative that brings together the nation’s leading marketing and advertising trade associations, including the ANA, IAB, the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s), and the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI).

In his compliance practice, Stu also conducts internal assessments of company data security practices and products and works with clients to design and implement compliance systems and best practices.

Experience :

  • Represented a provider of web analytics, research, and measurement in an FTC investigation of its data and privacy practices. The matter closed with no enforcement action
  • Represented a provider of wireless telecommunications and Internet services in investigations of its data and privacy practices. The matter closed with no enforcement action
  • Replaced counsel in representing a brand name retailer in a multi-year FTC advertising-related investigation. The matter closed with no action
  • Represented a major Internet retailer in an FTC investigation and litigation involving in-app purchases for mobile applications
  • Represented a consumer reporting agency in an advertising disclosures-related issue before state attorneys general, the FTC, and the FCC
  • Represented a company in a first-ever FTC privacy enforcement action, resulting in a favorable consent decree
  • Represented an Internet advertising technology service provider in a multi-state attorney general inquiry regarding the use of cookies
  • Represented multiple providers of email services in response to an FTC CAN-SPAM Act 6(b) inquiry
  • Represented multiple data brokers in response to an FTC 6(b) inquiry.

Education :

  • J.D. Villanova University School of Law 1997
  • B.A. Hamilton College 1993

Bar Admissions : District of Columbia

Professional Memberships :

  • Co-author, Data Security Rules of the Road: A Guidebook to FTC Cases v1.0
  • Co-author, Data Breach Notification Law Handbook v.2.0
  • Co-author, Data Breach Notification Law Handbook
  • Co-author, Privacy Protection in the United States: A Survey
  • Served as primary draftsperson of the advertising and consumer protection section of the American Bar Association’s millennium plenary paper on Internet jurisdiction.


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