Neil A. Chilson has experience in researching, drafting, and filing rulemaking comments and replies and other legal pleadings before the FCC, state and federal courts and state agencies. His recent work includes universal service reform, cable set-top box regulation, spectrum policy, broadband deployment, broadcast regulation, and network neutrality. Mr. Chilson also has significant experience in wireless regulation, including cellular system modifications and Section 106 environmental compliance procedures for communications towers. In addition, Mr. Chilson applies his engineering and legal expertise to technologically complex privacy issues, such as mobile device location and usage tracking and cross-website behavioral advertising. He also has experience evaluating website privacy policies under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. Mr. Chilson has recently spoken on communications topics at the World Bank and at Federal Communications Bar Association events.
Mr. Chilson brings a strong technical and engineering expertise to his practice. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Chilson was a computer scientist and software engineer, and holds a M.S. in Computer Science. He has applied his technical expertise on behalf of clients regarding network neutrality and cable set-top boxes.
Member, Federal Communications Bar Association
Two-time Finalist, National Telecommunications Moot Court Competition (2006 & 2007)
Panelist, ICT Days @ the World Bank, “Net Neutrality – Point and Counterpoint Debate” (March 2011)
Moderator, FCBA International, Transactions, and Young Lawyers Committees – “What You Need to Know About Cross-Border Transactions at the FCC.” (March 2011)
Speaker, FCBA & FCC.gov, “Ideation + Feedback” (Apr. 2011)
Two-time Finalist, National Telecommunications Moot Court Competition, 2006 & 2007