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Vincent M. Paladini // Senior Counsel
p: 512-615-1217 | f: 512-615-1198 |vpaladini@enochkever.com

Vincent M. Paladini

Vin Paladini attends to legal, regulatory and policy matters affecting a wide variety of communications service providers and technologies. He has extensive experience as in-house counsel, in private practice and in government working for the Federal Communications Commission. He has advised and represented clients and employers on state, federal and international legal and regulatory matters involving IP and traditional telecommunications, Internet, cable, satellite, submarine, wireless and encryption technologies.  Vin has broad experience with a variety of privacy and data security matters and holds United States (CIPP/US) and European Union (CIPP/EU) privacy certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Before joining the firm, Vin was Assistant Chief Counsel, Regulatory of a national cable and telecommunications company where he was responsible for a wide variety of matters involving communications and privacy issues. More recently, Vin has been a consultant to a prominent international telecommunications service provider with respect to law, policy and regulation in emerging markets in Eastern Europe and Africa.

Representative Experience

  • Counseled clients on international, federal and state regulatory matters, including licensing, compliance, strategy, corporate risk, policy and tax issues.
  • Advised clients on regulatory aspects of mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions.
  • Advised on state and federal legislative activity and regulatory matters.
  • Participated in rulemaking proceedings and inquiries.
  • Developed policies and educated employees on privacy practices and regulatory obligations.
  • Represented clients in federal and state administrative litigation, dispute resolution, and government audits and investigations.
  • Developed customer contracts and forms; drafted and negotiated complex vendor contracts and agreements.


Presentations and Writings

  • Federal Communications Bar Association State Practice Committee Luncheon:  Speaker, Multistate Transaction Reviews – Lessons Learned. 2016.
  • COMPTEL PLUS:  Panelist, Practical Magic: Realizing Ancillary Benefits from Mergers and Acquisitions, Orlando FL.  2015.
  • New York State Bar Association:  Speaker, Sixth Annual Institute on Public Utility Law. 2004.
  • Foreign Ownership Restrictions Under §310(b) of the Tel. Act of 1996, Note, 14 B.U. Int’l L.J. 341 (1996).


Admitted to Practice

  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • New York


Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    - J.D., 1997         
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    - B.A., Art History, 1986


Professional and Community Activities

  • Federal Communications Bar Association
  • Boston University Career Advisory Network


Recognition and Awards

  • Eugene C. Bowler Scholarship, Communications Law, 1997