Ian Volner is an AV® Peer Review-rated attorney who co-chairs Venable LLP's Regulatory Practice Group. Ian works with private-sector clients to help resolve the direct marketing and advertising issues impacting their publicity efforts. He played a key role in helping shape key provisions of the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act, which introduced extensive reforms to the U.S. Postal Service's (USPS) operations. Ian's shrewd litigation strategies and counseling have helped his clients save millions of dollars annually and resolve actions before U.S. courts and federal agencies.
Ian Volner focuses his practice of law on direct marketing, mass media, and postal issues.
Ian has litigated before federal and state courts, the FCC, the FTC and the Postal Regulatory Commission on the full range of direct marketing and communications issues, resulting in savings of millions of dollars annually. He has testified before Congressional committees on numerous occasions on behalf of clients and actively participated in the drafting of a number of major legislative initiatives at both the federal and state level. He and his colleagues regularly provide advice and counsel in transactional and regulatory compliance matters to direct marketers, mass media companies, and other consumer service and consumer product enterprises.
District of Columbia Bar Association
America Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Federal Communications Bar Association
Adjunct Professor of Mass Media, University of Maryland
Adjunct Professor of Law, Catholic University
Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School
Recipient of awards from trade organizations in the areas of mass media, direct marketing, and telecommunications
Who's Who in the United States
AV® Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell