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Michael B. Hazzard (Mike)


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  • George Mason University (J.D. 1998); University of Massachusetts, Amherst (B.A. 1991)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, Virginia, and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Third, Fourth, and Ninth Circuits

Mike Hazzard represents companies before regulatory agencies and in courts on competition, consumer protection, data security, privacy, and technology matters. He has served as lead counsel in adjudications, investigations, and rulemakings before and against the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, and numerous state regulatory and consumer protection agencies. He has served as lead counsel in federal district courts from the Eastern District of New York to the Southern District of California and many districts in between. Mike has argued appeals before the Third, Fourth, Ninth, and District of Columbia Circuits.

Working with Jones Day lawyers throughout the world, Mike counsels companies on global consumer protection, privacy, and communications regulatory matters, primarily related to cloud communications software and services. Mike has developed and helped implement End User License Agreements, consumer protection policies, and a wide array of services agreements in compliance with local legal and regulatory regimes throughout the world. He has particular experience with the Federal Communications Act, the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the California Consumer Privacy Act, and the European Union's General Data Privacy Regulation, among others.

Mike routinely speaks on domestic and international legal issues related to communications services, consumer protection, privacy, and technology.

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