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Alexis Buese’s practice involves all aspects of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on class action, contract disputes, and real estate and consumer class action litigation. She has broadly defended the consumer products and services industries against the expanding array of class actions that challenge their products, methodologies, and procedures. Her clients include numerous consumer goods manufacturers and retailers, including apparel, furniture, food, vitamin and dietary supplement companies, and e-commerce companies. Alexis regularly represents clients in telemarketing litigation brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Florida Telephone Solicitation Act (FTSA), and other state telemarketing and consumer protection laws, and she frequently writes and speaks on telemarketing compliance.

The healthcare sector is increasingly facing cyber-threats with ransomware and hacking at the forefront. In the last five years, there has been a staggering 256% rise in significant hacking-related breaches and a 264% surge in ransomware incidents reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Hacking alone

The frequency of class actions related to data breaches has significantly increased, with no indication that this upward trajectory will plateau. This raises the question: Are there more efficient alternatives to settling these disputes in the public eye of the courts? Moreover, is it possible to mitigate the financial burden associated with these legal battles?

A recently introduced bill in the Florida Legislature would provide businesses operating in Florida, including health care providers, with a legal defense to data breach lawsuits if they maintain robust cybersecurity measures that meet government- and industry-recognized standards. Specifically, Florida House Bill No. 473 (H.B. 473), known as the Cybersecurity Incident Liability Act, was

The Florida Telephone Solicitation Act (FTSA), effective July 1, 2021, has undergone significant amendments as of May 25, 2023, reshaping the legal landscape for businesses in Florida. Initially, the FTSA created a private right of action for unwanted calls and texts, leading to over 500 complaints within a year. To clarify the FTSA’s ambiguities, Florida