Davis Malm Adds Regulatory and Administrative Law Practice with Addition of Robert J. Munnelly, Jr.

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Munnelly Brings Extensive Data Security and Privacy Law Experience

Robert J. Munnelly

“Rob is a skilled and experienced regulatory lawyer, and his knowledge of the local and national regulatory landscape will enhance our ability to counsel clients in this area,” said Davis Malm's president, Paul Feldman.

The Boston law firm of Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C. announces that Robert J. Munnelly, Jr. has joined the firm as a shareholder in the regulatory and administrative law area. Munnelly has extensive experience with legal, regulatory, and local taxation issues faced by energy, cable television, and telecommunications companies in New England and nationally. His data security and privacy practice focuses on advising and working with companies to develop written plans, improve security-related policies, support compliance training, and respond to potential security breaches. Munnelly also has substantial experience working with companies in other regulated industries and in appellate law in state and federal courts.

“Rob is a skilled and experienced regulatory lawyer, and his knowledge of the local and national regulatory landscape will enhance our ability to counsel clients in this area,” said the firm’s president, Paul Feldman. “In particular, his experience in data security and privacy matters will be of great value to clients, as consumer protection and data breaches continue to top the list of concerns for clients. We welcome Rob to the Davis Malm team and look forward to working with him.”

Munnelly previously served as Assistant Attorney General in the Administrative Law Division of the Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Office of Attorney General where he represented state agencies in trial court actions and appeals. He was also Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs for the New England Cable and Telecommunications Association where he served as strategist and counsel in all six New England states. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the New England Chapter of the Federal Communications Bar Association and of the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association’s Retail Markets Committee.

Munnelly is a frequent panelist at Federal Communications Bar Association seminars, Massachusetts Bar Association seminars on administrative agency proceedings, cable televison conferences, and other energy, communications, and information security events. He is also a co-author of the new 2015 Lexis-Nexis treatise on Massachusetts Administrative Law and Practice. Prior to joining Davis Malm, he was a partner at Murtha Cullina LLP in Boston.

About Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C.
Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a premier mid-sized, full-service New England firm. The firm provides sophisticated, cost-effective legal representation to local, national, and international public and private businesses, institutions, and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries. The attorneys at the firm practice at the top level of the profession and deliver successful results to clients through direct partner involvement, responsive client service, and practical and creative problem solving. Davis Malm is the member firm for the International Lawyers Network representing Massachusetts and northern New England.

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