Whitney Fore brings to Ifrah Law a strong background in complex civil litigation in the financial services industry, including class actions; franchise and business law regulatory compliance matters; and investigations by regulatory authorities.
Before joining the firm, she defended class actions on behalf of insurance and financial services clients, gaining experience in unfair competition and deceptive trade practices claims, contract breaches, and RICO. She has handled settlement negotiations, arbitrations, and all phases of litigation in federal and state courts across the country, from pre-filing advising and discovery through trial and appellate matters.
Whitney has also counseled business clients on issues of corporate governance, management, auditing, compliance and resolution of regulatory issues connected with investment products, in addition to matters pertaining to privacy and cybersecurity. She has represented clients in regulatory investigations by such agencies as the United States Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Whitney was a student attorney in the Federal, Criminal and Appellate Clinic at George Washington School of Law, where she was also a Writing Fellow. She interned in the D.C. Superior Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in addition to the Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office in Memphis, TN.
Professional + Community
- American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising
- National Woman’s Party
- Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia
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Eleventh Circuit Assumes FTC’s Data Security Enforcement Authority, But Mandates Specificity for FTC Orders
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