David M. Poell

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act
  • Privacy and Data Security
 
University University of Notre Dame, B.A., magna cum laude, 2007
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Michigan, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010 Executive Editor of the Michigan Law Review
 
Admitted2010, Illinois
 
Memberships 

Memberships

•American Bar Association

•Chicago Bar Association

 
Biography

David Poell is an associate in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's Chicago office with an emphasis in the areas of consumer privacy and class action litigation.

Areas of Practice

A large portion of Mr. Poell's practice is devoted to defending companies against class and individual actions brought under various state and federal consumer protection statutes, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), as well as other consumer-privacy and unfair business practices laws and regulations. He also advises companies regarding privacy and direct-marketing matters, such as drafting privacy policies and providing guidance on compliance with FCC, FTC and state-specific rules and regulations.

Mr. Poell also has experience in the appellate litigation and is well-versed in matters involving Constitutional standing questions and the scope of federal jurisdiction.

Additionally, Mr. Poell provides assistance to the Intellectual Property practice group in the area of patent infringement litigation.

Pro Bono

Represented prisoner in Eighth Amendment excessive force trial in the Eastern District of Missouri.

Honors

• Helen Hritzu Award for Excellence in Classical Arabic Studies (University of Notre Dame)

• Honored by Chicago Transportation Authority for Act of Heroism

Memberships

• American Bar Association

• Chicago Bar Association

Articles

Class Action Defense Strategy Law Blog Articles

• "Third and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals Issue TCPA Decisions," September 5, 2013

 
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Seventh Circuit Affirms Lodestar Method to Determine Attorneys’ Fees in TCPA Class Action Settlement
Shannon Z. Petersen,David M. Poell, April 11, 2014
In Americana Art China Company, Inc. v. Foxfire Printing & Packaging, Inc., 743 F.3d 243 (7th Cir. Feb. 18, 2014), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s attorneys’ fees award in a class action settlement arising from the defendant’s...

Third and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals Issue TCPA Decisions
David S. Almeida,Shannon Z. Petersen,David M. Poell, September 9, 2013
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227, et seq. (“TCPA”), prohibits “robo-calls” to cell phones, text messages and “junk” faxes without prior consent. It imposes statutory penalties from $500 to $1,500 per violation, regardless of any actual...
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David M. Poell

70 West Madison Street, 48th Floor
ChicagoIL 60602




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