John Landolfi

John Landolfi
Partner
Vorys
John is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office. He is a leader of the firm's consumer products and retail law practice, and chair of the firm's privacy & data security practice. John is also a member of the litigation group and Vorys eControl.

John has 30 years of experience representing retail clients. In that time, he has developed a holistic approach to overcoming the constantly evolving challenges of the retail industry. John’s unique, comprehensive strategies have a proven record of helping his clients achieve their business objectives.

John’s practice includes defending and advising national retailers on matters related to privacy and cybersecurity, consumer protection laws, retail operations, advertising, loyalty and gift card programs, pricing, marketing, promotions, payment mechanisms, waste management, theft prevention, employment and wage issues, compliance, class actions and attorney general actions, and commercial disputes. John makes it his business to become familiar with all legal matters relating to retail companies. He has significant experience handling all aspects of litigation arising from these areas, including class actions throughout the country. Additionally, John serves as general counsel for nationwide retailers, helping them with day-to-day decisions while maintaining consistency with their long-term strategic goals.

John maintains an active privacy and data security practice, advising companies regarding privacy compliance and technology, including privacy policy creation, behavioral advertising, information sharing, cybersecurity, electronic marketing, social media, compliance with state and federal laws impacting the collection and use of information, compliance with federal consumer protection laws, information and security programs, incident response and data breaches.

Speaking in:

Thursday
June 6
2:45 pm3:30 pm
A.I., face matching, RFID and other technological advances create benefits and challenges to data and personal privacy. Our panel of experts will explore how LP/AP leaders can better educate themselves about these technologies, how they can leverage their knowledge with c-suite executives, and how to remain ever-vigilant about the dark side of these tools, including things such as deep fakes and… Read more
Thursday
June 6
12:20 pm1:20 pm
In an increasingly data-driven retail landscape, the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies promises unparalleled insights and operational efficiencies. However, these powerful tools also present a myriad of legal, operational, and reputational risks that must be carefully navigated. This presentation will walk through a case study involving a national retailer’s initial engagement… Read more