Crystal Skelton

Staff Non-Mgmt
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Crystal Skelton is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Her practice includes representing a wide array of clients – from tech startups to established companies – in privacy and data security, advertising and marketing, and consumer protection matters. Crystal advises clients on a wide variety of privacy, data security, and other consumer protection matters, specifically focusing on issues involving children’s privacy, mobile apps, the “Internet of Things,” big data, and other emerging technologies. She regularly drafts privacy policies and terms of use for websites, mobile application, and other connected devices. Her experience includes the development of privacy and information security programs; negotiation of provisions overseeing how vendors handle personal information; audits regarding the collection, storage, use and disclosure of personal information; and guidance through data security breach incidents. Crystal counsels clients on conducting practices in compliance with the FTC Act, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the GLB Safeguards Rule, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), and state privacy and information security laws. Crystal also helps advertisers and manufacturers balance legal risks and business objectives to minimize the potential for regulator, competitor, or consumer challenge while still executing a successful campaign. Her advertising and marketing experience includes counseling clients on issues involved in marketing to children, interest-based advertising (IBA), telemarketing (including calling/texting practices), environmental marketing, commercial email messages, endorsements and testimonials, food marketing, and alcoholic beverage advertising. She represents clients in advertising substantiation proceedings and other matters before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). She also represents clients in advertiser or competitor challenges before the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus.

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