Privacy Advisor

Barnett Joins Venable

April 1, 2013

Venable has announced the addition of Ret. Rear Admiral and Former Chief of the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) James Arden Barnett as a partner in its Washington, DC, office.

Barnett, who was most recently the senior vice president of national security policy at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, becomes co-chair of Venable’s Telecommunications Group alongside Frederick Joyce. 

At the FCC, Barnett created the Cybersecurity and Communications Reliability Division, which established three major security measures for Internet service providers.