Jackie Neff

Senior Managing Attorney

About

Ms. Neff is an experienced civil litigator and commercial negotiator with extensive audit defense experience. Ms. Neff provides comprehensive representation of businesses engaged in the dynamic telecommunications and information technology sectors with specific areas of focus in federal, state, local and international regulatory, sales tax, commercial and other transactional matters.

Ms. Neff served as Managing Editor for the prestigious Journal of Law, Economics & Policy at George Mason University School of Law.

About

Ms. Neff is an experienced civil litigator and commercial negotiator with extensive audit defense experience. Ms. Neff provides comprehensive representation of businesses engaged in the dynamic telecommunications and information technology sectors with specific areas of focus in federal, state, local and international regulatory, sales tax, commercial and other transactional matters.

Ms. Neff served as Managing Editor for the prestigious Journal of Law, Economics & Policy at George Mason University School of Law.

Representative Experience

  • Drafting and amending contracts and commercial agreements and advising clients on structuring new business enterprises
  • Handling multi-national contract negotiations
  • Representing clients in litigation matters before federal and state courts and tribunals involving complex commercial disputes
  • Representing companies in the acquisition process, including handling due diligence and exposure analyses

Publications

Ms. Neff co-authored multiple law review articles pertaining to the FCC, USAC and the Universal Service Fund:

  • “Confusion, Uncertainty, and Fear: How the FCC’s Increased Reliance on Adjudication Is Harming Carriers, Competition, Consumers, and Investment,” Federal Communications Law Journal, Volume 68, Issue 2, August 2016
  • “Mis-Administration and Misadventures of the Universal Service Fund: A Case Study in the Importance of the Administrative Procedure Act to Government Agency Rulemaking,” CommLaw Conspectus, Journal of Communications Law and Policy, Volume 20, Issue 1, June 2011.

Education

Ms. Neff joined the firm after graduating from the George Mason University School of Law. Ms. Neff’ legal education focused on communications and business law.

Admissions

Ms. Neff is admitted to practice in Virginia, and before the United States Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Federal Circuits.

Practices

  • Telecommunications, VoIP, and Advanced Communications Services
  • Communications Taxes and Fees
  • USAC Compliance, Audit Preparation and Defense
  • Broadband Networks and Internet Applications
  • Internet Law & E-Commerce
  • Wireless Communications and MVNOs
  • Information Privacy, Data Security and Consumer Protection
  • International Telecommunications
  • Telemarketing & Mass Market Sales
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Corporate, Contracts and Commercial Transactions
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • Satellite: Land Mobile, Marine and Aero
  • Cloud Computing and Communications (SaaS / CaaS / IaaS)
  • Cyber Security and CALEA
  • Communications Infrastructure and Access
  • Debit Cards, Gift Cards and Stored Value