Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Legal Insight for the Retail and Consumer Products Industry

Mimi Dennis

Mimi Dennis

Mimi S. Dennis is a counsel in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the firm’s Mass Tort, Product, and Consumer Litigation and Advertising & Product Risk Management groups. Mimi’s practice focuses on toxic tort and groundwater contamination matters, though she represents clients in a wide range of commercial and product liability litigation and product regulatory counseling matters. She has experience defending clients in multidistrict proceedings, arbitrations, and other complex litigation and has first chair bench and jury trial experience. She has handled regulatory matters before various federal and state agencies, including FDA and EPA, and has counseled food, beverage, medical, and pharmaceutical industry clients on liability prevention and compliance matters. She has also defended corporate clients in various contract disputes, construction-related matters, and other commercial litigation.

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Who You Gonna Call? (Just Don’t Use an Autodialer!)

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management
Multiple class actions have alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for use of automated dialing systems (auto-dialer). In a 2015 Order, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) defined an auto-dialer under the TCPA to mean any device with the theoretical “capacity” to place autodialed calls, even if had the potential to be transformed… Continue Reading