Rob Hartwell represents clients on international and domestic legal and policy matters related to ecommerce, privacy, and cybersecurity. Rob develops data sharing and product development programs, and advises on the drafting of data use policies, compliance and training programs, and digital marketing. He counsels clients on consumer privacy matters before federal and state agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Department of Commerce, state attorneys general, and various other state agencies and legislatures.
On behalf of advertising and media industry trade associations, Rob prepares comments in response to federal and state legislative and rulemaking proceedings. His representation of clients before federal and state regulatory agencies also includes advocacy in administrative investigations. He advocates for clients on state and federal regulatory statutes and proposed congressional legislation. His work encompasses privacy, consumer protection, advertising, and healthcare regulations on a state, federal, and international level, including: