Stephanie A. Lucas

Associate

Los Angeles
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Overview

Stephanie Lucas focuses her practice on intellectual property transactions, privacy matters, data security, advertising and consumer protection.

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  • Designed and conducted data practice assessments for clients, including revising privacy policies and terms of use as well as implementing comprehensive privacy, data protection and information governance programs.
  • Counseled clients regarding compliance with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and appropriate disclosures for e-mail and text message marketing campaigns.
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Experience

  • Designed and conducted data practice assessments for clients, including revising privacy policies and terms of use as well as implementing comprehensive privacy, data protection and information governance programs.
  • Counseled clients regarding compliance with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and appropriate disclosures for e-mail and text message marketing campaigns.
  • Developed and executed security incident response programs for clients affected by malware, phishing, and hacking incidents. Also regularly advises clients on notification obligations and regulatory investigations for potential security incidents.
  • Counsels clients on promotional marketing, including contests, sweepstakes, social media promotions, and a variety of other advertising law matters.
  • Regularly advises clients about the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) regulation of social media influencer programs and the appropriate disclosures for such endorsements.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Community

  • University of California, Los Angeles Law Alumni Association
  • Women for Office

Pro Bono

  • Provided legal assistance to volunteers through the Freedom Writers Foundation.

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • California

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2016, Order of the Barristers, Moot Court Honors Board
  • B.A., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011, Student Body Vice President

Blog

In The Blogs

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Data Privacy Monitor
FTC Takes Action Against Individual Social Media Influencers
By Stephanie A. Lucas
September 26, 2017
Advertisers’ and brands’ use of social media influencers has continued to grow in importance as brands seek to reach new consumers while marketing to a widespread demographic. Traditionally, influencers are known as people who leverage...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Coming Soon: Two-Factor Authentication for Social Security Website
By Stephanie A. Lucas
May 11, 2017
The Social Security Administration recently announced that beginning June 10, two-factor authentication will be required for all account holders logging into the “My Social Security” portal. To comply with this new rule, account holders...
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Copyright, Content, and Platforms
FTC Turns Attention to Social Media Influencers Working for Advertisers
By Stephanie A. Lucas
May 5, 2017
For years the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has made clear to advertisers that they are responsible for messages on social media by their employers or by consumers and celebrities and other influencers with which they have a material...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Massachusetts AG Settlement Bars Geofencing Near Medical Facilities
By Stephanie A. Lucas, Melinda L. McLellan
April 10, 2017
On April 4, 2017, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office announced that it had settled with a digital advertiser following allegations the company was using geolocation technology to target ads to women visiting reproductive health...
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Data Privacy Monitor
FCC Broadband Privacy Rule On Hold, Likely Dead
By Stephanie A. Lucas
March 2, 2017
The new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Privacy and Data Security Rule for broadband internet access service (BIAS) providers (Privacy Rule) was set to start phased implementation on March 2, 2017. We have previously detailed what...
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