Charlie Kennedy has been involved in communications law since the 1980s, when he worked on the AT&T divestiture litigation. He is currently a partner at Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, where he advises clients on a broad range of communications law, privacy law, and related issues, including compliance with FCC and Federal Trade Commission regulations, and privacy and data protection statutes. He teaches courses in communications law and cyberlaw at The Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law, and writes and speaks extensively on communications law issues.
Kennedy is the author or co-author of several books on the law of electronic communications and privacy, including: An Introduction to U.S. Telecommunications Law (1994, 2nd ed. 2001); An Introduction to International Telecommunications Law (1996); Modern Communications Law (1999); and The Business Privacy Law Handbook (2008). He received his B.A. from Florida State University and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.