Laura Arredondo-Santisteban, CIPP/US
Laura is a member of the FH2 telecommunications practice group. She represents and counsels clients in federal, state, and local regulatory, public policy, and contract matters that involve communications and consumer protection laws. Prior to joining FH2, Laura worked in the Government Affairs Regulatory Practice Group of a large D.C. firm where she counseled clients on regulatory matters involving federal and state communications and consumer protection law.
Laura is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She regularly counsels clients on federal and state privacy and data protection laws, and assists clients with implementation of their privacy compliance programs. She has contributed to OneTrust DataGuidanceTM and is an OneTrust DataGuidance Expert (https://www.dataguidance.com/experts-directory/Laura_Arredondo).
Consumer Protection, Advertising and Marketing
Laura also counsels clients (in English and Spanish) on matters involving advertising, marketing, and consumer protection compliance. Laura’s experience includes assisting in the review and development of advertising, labeling, and marketing materials used in print and electronic media, privacy policies, and customer terms and conditions (including rules for rewards programs and promotions) – all while taking into account federal and state laws such as Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Consumer Product Safety Act, the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, CAN-SPAM Act, state Fair Business Practices and/or Deceptive Trade Practices Acts, and other federal and state consumer protection laws. She has also advised clients with respect to global promotions and reward programs, and helped develop internal and external compliance programs and policies on matters related to email, social media, product claims, telemarketing, and privacy.
Outside of the Office
Laura enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband, family and friends. Laura is fluent in Spanish.
Admitted: Georgia, Maryland and the District of Columbia
Certification: Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (2019)
Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication (Advertising Sequence) and Political Science, 2011. University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. with Honors, 2014, Notes Editor of the North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology.
Member: State Bar of Georgia, State Bar of Maryland, The District of Columbia Bar, Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, Privacy and Technology Law Section of Georgia Bar.
Languages: Fluent in Spanish