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Erin is a partner for the firm’s nationally ranked Government Investigations & White Collar Litigation Department. Erin recently served as Chief Deputy Attorney General for Virginia and has a strong background in government investigations that encompass regulatory, criminal and civil matters. Erin assists clients in consumer protection, criminal litigation, political and state attorney general enforcement and investigation issues, and appellate cases in the education, labor & employment, and healthcare industries.

A bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general sent a comment letter to the Federal Trade Commission highlighting the risks to consumers from businesses’ surveillance and their collection and storage of data such as health information and location tracking.

Read on for details about this development and how companies that collect such information can minimize risks