- Telephone Consumer Protection Act
- Privacy and Data Security
|University ||University of Notre Dame, B.A., magna cum laude, 2007|
|Law School||University of Michigan, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010 Executive Editor of the Michigan Law Review|
•American Bar Association
•Chicago Bar Association
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.
Represented prisoner in Eighth Amendment excessive force trial in the Eastern District of Missouri.
• Helen Hritzu Award for Excellence in Classical Arabic Studies (University of Notre Dame)
• Honored by Chicago Transportation Authority for Act of Heroism
• American Bar Association
• Chicago Bar Association
Class Action Defense Strategy Law Blog Articles
• "Third and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals Issue TCPA Decisions," September 5, 2013
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
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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