A versatile litigator, Stacy Rodriguez defends against high stakes commercial lawsuits in federal and state courts throughout the United States. Stacy has extensive experience defending lawsuits involving the defense of putative class actions, multi-district litigations, business torts, shareholder disputes, securities actions, and other lawsuits involving commercial disputes, including claims for breach of contract, unfair and deceptive trade practices, defamation, and the theft of trade secrets. Stacy also regularly defends clients against individual and putative class action claims raised pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). With an emphasis on the financial services industry, including creditors and service providers of all varieties, Stacy helps clients navigate the ever-evolving and complex regulatory landscape. That means building or modernizing outdated compliance management systems, assisting with responses to regulatory inquiries and deficiency notices, preparing clients to successfully complete audits, and defending against allegations of non-compliance. Stacy is also available for data privacy and data security/breach counseling. She has helped clients across various industries build compliant privacy policies for their websites, as well as communications scripts and interactive webforms designed to satisfy the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Although based in Florida, Stacy's practice is nationwide, including compliance counseling and the defense of lawsuits from Miami, to New York, to Los Angeles. Stacy took a non-traditional path to the law, focusing her undergraduate education at Marshall University on the integration of science and technology, with an emphasis on DNA biotechnology. Go Herd! Prior to joining Actuate Law, she worked at an AmLaw 100 firm in South Florida for over a decade.