The Kelley Drye & Warren Advertising and Privacy group hosted top government policymakers, industry thought-leaders, and marketing law specialists from some of the most successful U.S. companies for an advanced seminar on key issues in advertising, privacy, and consumer protection law. More than 100 guests from a broad range of industries, including consumer products, media and technology, food and beverage, trade associations, and government, attended the Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Advertising and Privacy Law Summit, hosted at the House of Sweden in Washington, DC. With keynote remarks from Jessica Rich, director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, the seminar provided an inside look at the priorities of the bureau. Through an assortment of brief presentations and in-depth panel discussions, top practitioners reviewing myriad aspects of regulatory enforcement and litigation provided insights and key takeaways about this changing area of law.
Kelley Drye is pleased to announce that Mark R. Robeck has joined the firm’s energy practice as a partner in the Washington, DC. office. With nearly 25 years of experience in the energy sector, Mr. Robeck joins Kelley Drye from Baker Botts, where he served as co-chair of that firm’s energy litigation practice group. Mr. Robeck represents energy clients in a broad array of disputes and litigation. He regularly counsels domestic and international oil and gas producers and marketers, coal producers, wholesale power generators and regulated gas and electric utilities. His experience extends to complex commercial disputes, oil and gas royalty and operations disputes, lease disputes, price manipulation investigations and class actions, personal injury tort claims, environmental and real property damage claims, securities claims and criminal investigations.
International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the international division of American Arbitration Association (AAA), has named Kelley Drye & Warren partner Daniel Schimmel to its International Panel of Arbitrators. Mr. Schimmel focuses his practice on international arbitration proceedings, litigation and internal investigations, and is a leader in the firm’s International Arbitration practice group. ICDR is one of the world’s leading providers of dispute resolution services to companies around the globe. Fewer than 700 ICDR panel members worldwide arbitrate new cases each year. More than 60 percent of the ICDR’s panel members are located outside the United States.