Kaelyne Yumul Wietelman

Associate
Kaelyne Wietelman

Kaelyne Yumul Wietelman advises clients on compliance with federal and state marketing and advertising laws. With a background in consumer protection and privacy, Kaelyne has helped clients substantiate claims related to price advertising and environmental and health benefits and has counseled clients on disclosures for autorenewal programs, influencers, endorsements, testimonials, reviews, and promotions. She has also defended clients before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), National Advertising Division (NAD), and state attorneys general in investigations and inquiries into product marketing.

Kaelyne brings to her practice firsthand experience advising on consumer protection issues during secondments with prominent brands, including a major athletic footwear and apparel corporation and a leading computer and technology company. She is experienced in providing counsel on autorenewal laws, the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act (ROSCA), and telemarketing laws. She has also counseled clients on state privacy and data protection laws, including the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), the California Genetic Information Privacy Act (GIPA), the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA).

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Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. cum laude Indiana University Maurer School of Law 2019
    • Editor-in-chief, Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality
    • President, Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, 2017 – 2018
    • Winner, Global Antitrust Institute Moot Court Competition, spring 2019
    • Winner, Matsui Writing Competition, Asian Pacific American Bar Association Education Fund, 2018
    • Inaugural recipient, Student Leadership in Fostering Community and Inclusiveness Award, 2018
  • B.A. summa cum laude Oklahoma State University 2016
    • Orange Gown Recipient – awarded to top graduate in College of Arts and Sciences (1,200 students)
    • Trinidad Fellow (studied pirate literature at University of West Indies), June 2015

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Vice chair, Diversity.Advanced Committee, Antitrust Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, National Filipino American Lawyers Association
  • President, Filipino American Lawyers Association of Washington, DC
  • Board member, Pinay Powerhouse c3

Community
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Volunteerism

  • Volunteer, Arlington Food Assistance Center

Personal Activities

  • Photography