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Licensed as a Solicitor in England & Wales (1996-);


Research Fellow, Center for Advanced Communications Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology  (2009-)


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  1. Telecommunications: 20%
    31 years
  2. Business: 20%
    31 years
  3. International Law: 20%
    31 years
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 20%
    31 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($600/hour), contingent (5-35%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

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Macmillan Keck

1120 Avenue of the Americas
4th Floor
New York, NY, 10036


NYCurrently registered 200807/10/2016
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198508/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Research FellowCenter for Advanced Communications Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology2009
Georgia Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Georgia Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Georgia Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Georgia Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDuane Morris LLP2005 - 2009
PartnerTroutman Sanders LLP1996 - 2005
Associate, then PartnerKilpatrick & Cody1985 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
American Bar Association, Multinational Mergers and Acquisitions SubcommitteeCo-Chair1997 - Present
Law Society of England and WalesMember1996 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1985 - Present
Federal Communications Bar AssociationCo-Chair, Atlanta Chapter2002 - 2008
American Bar Association,Subcommittee on Connectivity, Storage and Computing InfrastructureCo-Chair2001 - 2008
American Bar Association,Communications Industries CommitteeChair1998 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Decision on the Regulatory Framework for Establishing Call Centers in LebanonFinal Decision
FTC Rulemaking on Telemarketing Using Prerecorded CallsConvinced FTC to modify its proposed rules
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Publication nameTitleDate
Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial LawJoint venture agreements in project development and finance: an introduction2010
Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial LawJoint venture agreements, part 2: introducing the characters and setting the scene2010
Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial LawInstalment payments in spectrum auctions and telecom privatisations2009
Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial LawReaping benefits and managing risks from lending to public utilities2009
Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial LawWhen possession is not 9/10 of the law - IP due diligence on software for lenders and investors2009
Duane Morris AlertTelecom and Broadcast Policy under the Obama Administration2009
Duane Morris AlertMassachusetts Forces Businesses to Implement Sweeping Information Security Measures by January 1, 20092008
Duane Morris AlertFeds Force Businesses to Implement Identity Theft Prevention Measures by Fall 20082008
Business Law Today (ABA)Beware Gridlock: A New Era in Computer Sharing Is Here. Are You Ready?2004
ABA Business Law Section publicationA Lawyer's Checklist for Distributed Computing Projects2003
Supercomm publicationDisruptive Technologies and the Evolution of the Law2003
TechLINKSClicked, Sent, Saved, I'm Yours! - Electronic Records and Signatures Laws2002
TechLINKSBioethical Issue: Who Owns Spiderman?2002
TechLINKSTaxing Web Sales2002
TechLINKSBroadband for Everyone2002
TechLINKSProtecting Our Civil Liberties in the Face of Terrorism2002
TechLINKSDatabase Protection - Making Georgia a Magnet for Knowledge Economy Business2002
The Business LawyerOf Misappropriated Manure Heaps, Rude Robots and Broken Priomises: The (D)evolving Law of Database Protection2001
Bill Shipp's GeorgiaTax the Net?2000
Georgia Electronic Commerce AssociationElectronic Commerce Primer for the Georgia General Assembly2000
ABA Business Law Section working draftModel Electronic Transmission Services Agreement1999
World Telecom Law ReportsLiberalization of Asian Telecom Markets1998
Cyber News (ABA Business Law Section)Recognition of Executory Contracts Formed by Electronic Communications1998
Telecommunications Law, Regulation and Policy (ABA)Defining the Regulatory Arena: An Annotated Glossary of the Telecommunications Act of 19961998
Georgia Electronic Commerce Association publicationProposed Amendments to the Georgia Electronic Records and Signatures Act1998
International Business and the LawDoing Business in Cyberspace1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Emory UniversityMathematicsBS - Bachelor of Science1982
Emory UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ITU-WIPO Symposium on Dispute Resolution at the Crossroads of ICT and IPInfrastructure, Devices, Technology - Ownership and Openness2009
ABA Business Law Section Spring MeetingRethinking the Boilerplate - How the Business Lawyer Should Address Data Issues in Standard Commercial Agreements2009
Licensing Executives Society Luncheon SeriesIP and Technology Issues: Creation, Protection, Licensing and Dispute Resolution2008
Drafting and negotiating Patent License AgreementsAvoiding Common Mistakes in License Agreement Drafting2008
Open Group Conference on Enterprise Architecture GovernanceDisruptive Technologies and the Evolution of the Law2007
ABA Annual MeetingThe VOIP Revolution and Its Impact on Law and Policy2007
State Bar of Georgia 21st Annual Technology Law InstituteNovel Issues in Cutting-Edge Technologies2006
The OGETA Forum Speaker SeriesDisruptive Technologies and the Evolution of the Law2005
Broadband of Power Lines ConferenceEnsuring a Win-Win Deal between a Utility and a BPL Network Operator2005
27th Annual Real Property Law InstituteElectronic Document Execution and Recording2005
Workshop for Regulators on Policy Response to Competitive Telecom TechnologiesBroadband over Power Lines Overview2004
Open Group Security ForumAdapting Paper-Based Legal Concepts to Accommodate Electronic Transactions2004
NARUC Broadband over Power Lines Task Force MeetingIndustry Perspective on the Regulation of Broadband Over Power Line Networks2004
NARUC 2004 Summer MeetingBroadband over Power Lines: a PLCA Industry Perspective2004
Broadband over Power Lines Technology ConferenceThe Legal and Regulatory Landscape for Broadband over Power Lines2004
BPL Strategic Summit and Business BriefingLegal and Regulatory Issues in Implementing a BPL Network2004
World Summit of Power Line Communications AssociationsThe Current Regulatory, Legal and Market Climate for Power Line Communications in the USA2003
OGETA Forum: Is Georgraphy Bringing Us TogetherCollaborative Geospatial Practices for Proximity Management within Utility Rights of Way2003
Helping Your Client Evaluate and Launch a Power Line Communications Venture: a Crash Course for In-House CounselState and Federal Classification and Regulation of Broadband Access2003
EC Day 2003Information Security: Legal Risks and Protections2003
OGETA ForumSpatially Enabled Community Knowledge Management2002
Ethics Law SeminarEthics for the Transactional Lawyer2002
EC DayDatabase Protection as an Economic Development Tool for Georgia2002
Columbia Institute for Tele-Information Power Line Communications WorkshopRegulatory and Legal Issues Impacting Power Line Communications2002
ABA Business Law Section Spring MeetingBots and Database Law for American Businesses2002
2nd Annual Conference, Power Line Communications AssociationState Legal and Regulatory Strategy for Power Line Communications2002
Roundtable Discussion on Government Use of Citizen DataPrivacy and Cyber-Security2001
Presentation to U.K. House of CommonsThe Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Addressing E-Commerce Policy2001
Power Line Communications Association ConferenceGetting a Power Line Communications Affiliate Up and Running2001
Negotiating Telecommunications DealsRights of Way, Pole Attachments and Building Access2001
Leadership Policy ForumDatabase Protection and Privacy Legislation2001
Government Technology Conference SoutheastPrivacy and Access Issues for State and Local Governments2001
Georgia Technology Law InstituteKey Recent Developments for Practitioners - Georgia2001