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  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
  3. Media: 20%
  4. Internet: 20%
  5. Entertainment: 10%

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Fenno Law Firm, LLC

171 Church Street, Suite 160
Charleston, SC, 29401


SCGood Standing200003/07/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2012
ListedMarquis Who's Who in the World2012
ListedMarquis Who's Who in America2012
ListedMarquis Who's Who in the World2011
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ListedMarquis Who's Who in American Law 2011-20122011
ListedMarquis Who's Who in the World2010
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ListedMarquis Who's Who in American Law 2009-20102009
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ListedMarquis Who's Who in the World2009
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ListedMarquis Who's Who in American Law 2007-20082007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberFenno Law Firm, LLC2006 - Present
CounselMoore & Van Allen2000 - 2006
AssociateBostwick & Hoffman1998 - 1999
AssociateMusick Peeler & Garrett1994 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Media Law Resource Center, Defense Counsel SectionMember2006 - Present
Charleston County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
South Carolina Broadcasters AssociationMember2000 - Present
South Carolina Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
South Carolina Press AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Bar Association, Forum on Communications LawMember1999 - Present
American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law SectionMember1999 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Technology Innovation SummitChair2005 - 2006
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, ThinkTEC Steering CommitteeVice Chairman2005 - 2009
Leadership CharlestonGraduate2003 - 2003
Charleston Metro Sports Counsel Steering CommitteeMember2001 - 2003
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, ThinkTEC Advisory BoardMember2001 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Communications Lawyer (ABA)Protection Under CDA § 230 and Responsibility for "Development" of Third-Party Content2011
Carolina ArtsLegal Q&A - For the Arts2002
South Carolina Press Association BulletinFreelancers Win Electroinc Republication Appeal2001
South Carolina LawyerFederal Internet Privacy Law2001
Southern California Interdisciplinary Law JournalPublic Figure Libel: The Premium on Ignorance and the Race to the Bottom1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Princeton UniversityN/AOther - Bachelors1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
South Carolina Entertainment & Sports Law SymposiumThe Unforgiven: Copyrights, Trademarks and Protecting Yourself in the Business2012
The Art Institute of CharlestonHot Topics in Copyright Law2011
Charleston School of LawEntertainment Law2011
The Tactical and Wireless Networks Branch of the U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command ("SPAWAR")Leadership2010
The College of CharlestonLegal Concerns in News Editing2010
South Carolina Press AssociationLegal Issues in Editing Visitor Postings on Your Website2010
Catholic Diocese of CharlestonInternet Law in a "Web 2.0" World2009
American Copy Editors Society ConferenceHot Topics in Digital Media Law2009
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, ThinkTECWild Wild West of the Internet: Legal Rights and Responsibilities In Visitor Interaction With Your Web Site2007
South Carolina Broadcasters Association Winter ConventionStation Websites: Mastering Your Domain2001