Stuart Ingis is nationally recognized as a leading attorney and thought leader on privacy, primary areas of practice are marketing, advertising, and E-Commerce and Internet law. Mr. Ingis co-leads Venable's privacy practice, which won the Chambers USA Award for Excellence in 2009 for the top privacy practice in the United States and the 2010 and 2011 Award for Excellence for top advertising practice in the United States. Mr. Ingis has also been repeatedly listed in the first tier of privacy attorneys in Chambers USA, Legal 500 and ComputerWorld magazine. Mr. Ingis regularly represents companies in the media, communications, information services, advertising, and retail industries before the US Congress and the Federal Trade Commission as well as before other Federal and state agencies. Mr. Ingis regularly counsels companies with federal and state marketing, privacy and advertising laws. Mr. Ingis and the Venable compliance team conduct internal assessments of company practices and products. Mr. Ingis works with companies to design and implement compliance systems and best practices. Mr. Ingis has represented a number of CEOs in testimony before Congressional Committees. Mr. Ingis also represents clients in Congressional investigations and is well-known for representing clients in crisis management situations, in particular with Congressional relations.