Michael C. Ingram

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Washington, D.C.
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Michael brings hands-on experience to the firm’s Advertising, Marketing and Digital Media team. With a solid foundation in technology and data privacy, Michael advises clients on a variety of privacy issues. Having previously worked as a publicist and marketing associate for a variety of technology and consumer product clients, Michael has a familiarity with the needs and expectations to stand out in today’s marketplace.

Working at the intersection of data privacy and advertising, Michael focuses on issues such as claim substantiation, COPPA compliance, TCPA and CAN-SPAM.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • D.C. Bar Foundation: Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council


  • UCF Alumni Association

Prior Positions

  • U.S. Attorney's Office, Columbia, South Carolina: Law Clerk (2018)
  • Florida House of Representatives: Legislative Scholar (2014 to 2015)
  • Law and Economics Center: Intern (2014)


  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2020, cum laude; Staff Editor, Journal of National Security Law & Policy
  • B.S., The Burnett Honors College at the University of Central Florida, 2015


In The Blogs

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AD-ttorneys Law Blog
The ABCs of the ESRB
By Michael C. Ingram
March 22, 2023
With “The Last of Us” on HBO racking up viewers and “Hogwarts Legacy” smashing records, there is no denying that video game culture is having a moment. But what should we be on the lookout for when advertising our games online? The...
AD-ttorneys Law Blog
Color Us Majorly Surprised – Company Gets the FTC to Change Its Press Release
By Michael C. Ingram, Daniel Kaufman
September 21, 2022
A few weeks ago, we wrote about an interesting development in what had been a fairly standard Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Made in the USA (MUSA) settlement. In short, the company had some major beef with the FTC’s press release about...
Data Counsel
The FTC's Latest Staff Report on Dark Patterns: A Warning for Marketing Teams and UX Designers
By Michael C. Ingram, Daniel Kaufman
September 19, 2022
The Federal Trade Commission issued a detailed [staff report] on September 15 addressing Dark Patterns (or what some more descriptively call “manipulative design,” but Dark Patterns seems to be sticking). Regulators are focusing increased...
AD-ttorneys Law Blog
There Is Bad Press: FTC Defendant Sues the Agency Over an Over-the-Top Release
By Michael C. Ingram, Daniel Kaufman
August 30, 2022
P.T. Barnum famously said, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity.” Oscar Wilde, however, gave that quote his own spin and said, “There’s only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.”...
AD-ttorneys Law Blog
The Matrix of Guardrails for the Metaverse Grows (Plus Weekend Movie Viewing Recommendations)
By Michael C. Ingram, Amy Ralph Mudge
August 26, 2022
We are not quite at the Matrix moment of a red pill/blue pill choice yet, but we are moving closer every day to the possibility of a fully immersive virtual world. And the regulators and watchdogs are already thinking about how we can...