Bobby Turnage has a background in the Internet and high-tech industries, and he primarily represents and advises clients concerning:
- Technology and IP transactions;
- Data security and privacy matters;
- Licensing, distribution and outsourcing contracts;
- Strategic partnering and co-branding contracts; and
- General legal counseling.
Mr. Turnage has an in-depth understanding of the inner workings of successful business operations, and is experienced in working collaboratively with client executive teams to accomplish stated objectives in a manner that works best for the client.
Prior to joining Venable, Mr. Turnage served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Network Solutions, LLC, a leading Web-presence services company. Having worked as both an executive and a lawyer embedded in a business, Mr. Turnage brings valuable experience that enables him to provide practical, business-focused legal advice on matters faced by businesses in their daily operations.
Mr. Turnage’s prior legal experience includes work as a litigation associate in private practice, as well as serving as Associate General Counsel for VeriSign, Inc. (a high-tech Internet services company), and serving as a defense attorney and prosecutor in the U.S. Army Reserve JAG Corps.
During his time in the military, Mr. Turnage received several awards, including the Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal (1OLC); Army Achievement Medal (1OLC); Leatherneck Dress Blues Award (USMC); and Navy League Outstanding Marine Corps Recruit Award (USMC).