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Neil S. Ende is a recognized national expert in telecommunications regulatory and technology issues and transactional matters.  Mr. Ende has served as counsel to many of the nation’s largest cellular system operators, telecommunications service providers, agents and resellers, the nation’s largest telecommunications management company, multimedia companies and numerous other companies involved in leading edge technology applications. Mr. Ende also has extensive litigation experience before state and federal courts and regulatory agencies, including the FCC, and has handled many matters before the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) and other arbitral authorities.


Mr. Ende received his B.A. in political science, cum laude, from the University of Rochester in 1977 and his J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School in 1980.  Mr. Ende is an AV-rated attorney and has been named as one of the Top Attorneys in the Washington, DC area.


Mr. Ende is the author of an article on the telecommunications industry entitled, A Historical Perspective on Competition in the American Telecommunications Industry, The Law of Information Technology in Europe 1992: A comparison with the USA, Computer Law Series (1991).  Mr. Ende is also a regular contributor of feature articles to leading industry publications and a frequent speaker at major telecommunications industry conferences.


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Practice areas


  1. Telecommunications: 75%
    35 years, 250 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    33 years, 50 cases



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Technology Law Group, L.L.C.

5335 Wisconsin Avenue N West Suite 440
Washington, DC, 20015


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorney, Washington, DCNational Law Review2012
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerTechnnology Law Group1995 - Present
PartnerBlumenfeld & Cohen1986 - 1995
AttorneyFisher Wayland Coper & Leader1982 - 1986
Attorney AdvisorFederal Energy Regulatory Commission1980 - 1982
Association namePosition nameDuration
District of Columbia BarMemberN/A
Federal Communications Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Channel Partners MagazineThe Danger of Termination Clauses in Agent Agreements2010
Channel Partners MagazineProtecting Your Residuals: A Contract Checklist2009
Channel Partners MagazineStill Rolling the Arbitration DIce?2009
Channel Partners MagazineGrowth: How Can Agents Tap Into Customer Value2009
Phone Plus MagazineCarrier Liability Wall Comes Tumbling Down2008
Channel Partners MagazineFive Ways Agents Can Tap Into Customer Value2008
Phone Plus MagazineAvoid Being Played in the "Faxtortion" Game2006
Phone Plus MagazineArbitration: A Double-Edged Sword2005
Phone Plus MagazineIdentity Crisis Should You Be A Reseller Or Distributor?2000
Phone Plus MagazineUnholy Contract: The Legacy and Abuse of the Filed Rate Doctrine1999
Phone Plus MagazineCarrier Contracts: A Minefield of Avoidable Risk1999
Phone Plus MagazineKeep Competitors Off Your Intellectual Property1999
Phone Plus MagazineTrench Warfare How To Fight and Win in the Courtroom1999
Phone Plus MagazineReality Check It May Be Time for a Regulatory Audit1999
UnknownThe Law of Information Technology in Europe 1992: A comparison with the USA1991
UnknownA Historical Perspective on Competition in the American Telecommunications IndustryN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of RochesterPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
World Telecom Group Webinar SeriesMergers & Acquisitions in the Telecom Industry2012
Channel Partners Conference & ExpositionStrategies for Growth and Exit2012
Channel Partners Conference & ExpositionTelecom Contracts2011
VSR Business Optimization SummitCloud Technology: Managing Risk & Reducing Liability2010
Channel Partners Conference & ExpositionDeconstructing the Agent Agreement2009
Channel Partners Conference & ExpositionAnalyzing Agent Agreements2008
Channel Partners Conference & ExpositionThe Art (and Warfare) of Conflict Resolution2007
BillSoft Tax Solutions ConferenceIdentifying And Managing The Litigation Risks Faced By Telecommunications Companies2007