Preston Thomas focuses his practice on a variety of regulatory, compliance, and transactional matters for telecommunications industry clients. He assists clients with consultation and advocacy before U.S. and international regulatory authorities. His recent work includes securing authorization for terrestrial and orbital spectrum use, analyzing the legal and regulatory status of complex data services, overseeing regulatory aspects of telecom industry acquisitions, and developing advocacy efforts to support the introduction of new fixed and mobile communications services. Preston's clients include an international trade organization, a leading aerospace company, and several start-up technology firms. He also has experience with data security and privacy laws across the public and private sector.Prior to his legal practice, Preston served as senior consultant to a major international consulting firm where he managed data security and privacy compliance on projects for state, federal, and corporate clients.