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Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Wake Forest University School of Law; Order of the Coif

B.A., with distinction, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Clerkships

Law Clerk for the Honorable Robert L. Wilkins, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (2016-2017)

Law Clerk for the Honorable Lena M. James, U.S. Bankruptcy Court (2014)

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

Minnesota Bar

North Carolina Bar

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Seventh, Ninth, Eleventh, Federal, and District of Columbia Circuits

U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina

As a complex litigation and regulatory compliance attorney, Bethany represents telecommunications, technology, healthcare, and financial organizations in judicial and administrative proceedings. She provides strategic advice to telecommunications carriers in a variety of fields, including wireless, spectrum, telephony, and information technology, and offers legal counsel on privacy, cybersecurity, data protection, and healthcare compliance. Bethany has a unique litigation background that includes two Federal clerkships, experience in financial services, and mastery of complicated bankruptcy principles. She offers clients a holistic approach to their legal needs, and can seamlessly transition between litigation and contractual drafting. Bethany is particularly interested in the intersection of healthcare and data technology, and is completing an LL.M. focused on healthcare regulatory compliance, privacy, telemedicine, and the Internet of Medical Things.

Representative Experience

  • Counsels telecommunications, technology, and wireless clients on universal service, privacy, cybersecurity, and regulatory compliance.
  • Extensive motions practice in Federal and State court, including pre-trial, trial, and appellate briefs, motions, and pleadings for complex administrative and civil proceedings.
  • Analyzes and offers strategic advice on complicated questions of administrative and federal law involving known regulatory bodies, including the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
  • Advises healthcare organizations on privacy, research, and general compliance. Evaluated first-tier entity’s compliance with sponsor attestation requirements under the Medicare Managed Care Program.
  • Drafts comments, petitions, and pleadings in FCC proceedings.
  • Analyzed statutory interpretation of FAA registration requirements for unmanned model aircraft.
  • Represents national lending institutions in commercial litigation, foreclosure proceedings, Truth-in-Lending Act lawsuits, mortgage appeals, and real estate settlements.
  • Defends corporate officers in fiduciary duty liability actions.
  • Develops creative regulatory strategies for banking institutions, focusing on compliance with financial and consumer regulations created by the CFPB.
  • Maintains an active pro bono practice. Bethany regularly represents domestic violence victims seeking temporary restraining orders, and received the Commitment to Justice Award (2015) from Safe Alliance for her work on these cases.

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law (2016)
  • Private Law Practice (2014-2016)

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA)
  • North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Pro Bono Volunteer and Committee Member, Safe Alliance (2014-2016)
  • Communications Committee Co-Chair, Charlotte Women Attorneys (2014-2015)
  • Young Lawyers’ Division Social Committee, Mecklenburg County Bar Association (2014-2015)

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