Melina Montellanos focuses her practice on state and federal regulatory compliance matters for a variety of financial services industry clients, including financial institutions, mortgage lenders, services and investors.
"Scrutiny over dark patterns presents further challenges in online contracting" by Sherry-Maria Safchuk, Edward W. Somers, and Melina W. Montellanos (CSLR)
The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce (ESIGN) Act and its state analogue, the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), have played a transformative role advancing e-com- merce in the United States for more than two decades. Provisions of the ESIGN Act contain safe- guards...Articles
"How Cos. can ease risk amid 'dark pattern' regulatory focus" by Elizabeth E. McGinn, Sherry-Maria Safchuk, and Melina W. Montellanos (Law360)
Federal and state regulators, legislators, and courts have increased their focus on dark patterns — web and mobile design elements that shepherd users to make decisions, often not in their best interest. To avoid consumer dissatisfaction, as well as legal and regulatory risk, companies should...Articles
- J.D., Georgetown University, 2018
- B.B.A., University of Texas, Austin, 2015
- District of Columbia