PORTLAND, Maine — Eaton Peabody is pleased to welcome attorney Alfred C. Frawley as Senior Counsel to the firm, and will be resident in the firm’s Portland office at One Portland Square.
Frawley joins Eaton Peabody’s as an intellectual property attorney in the firm’s Business Practice. He has more than 30 years of experience in a wide range of legal fields. His concentration is in privacy law, intellectual property and technology law. Fred Frawley is recognized for his work in IP Litigation in the 2013-2014 edition of Chambers and Partners USA and in Best Lawyers of America in the following areas: Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent and Trademark Law.
“We are very pleased to have Fred join Eaton Peabody,” stated David Austin, Eaton Peabody’s President and Managing Partner, in a press release. “Fred is a great fit for our business practice and for our growing Portland office. Fred will be able to offer valuable advice to our clients as they deal with the ever increasing legal complexities associated with emerging privacy law and intellectual property issues. We know that these issues are important to our clients. We are proud to have someone with Fred’s depth of experience and strong reputation join us. He’s a great fit having grown up in Bangor and having practiced for many years in Portland.
“There are great things happening in Eaton Peabody’s Portland office,” said Frawley. “The firm’s statewide reach will benefit my clients and my work in the intellectual property, technology and privacy space. I cannot think of a better place than Eaton Peabody to support and enhance my practice.”
Fred Frawley is one of Maine’s most experienced attorneys in privacy, technology and intellectual property. He is a Certified Privacy Information Manager (CIPM). The CIPM certification is issued by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) (www.privacyassociation.org) and is the first and only certification in privacy program management, developed in response to overwhelming demand to collect and collate common practices for managing privacy operations. Fred is an active member of IAPP and the International Trade Association (INTA). H has extensive experience serving international and national businesses and is recognized for his ability to analyze, negotiate and resolve complex legal problems before litigation becomes necessary.
In addition, Frawley practiced with the Washington, D.C., law firm of Howrey & Simon, where he focused on complex antitrust and trade regulation cases, and also at the firm of Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth in Washington, where he represented broadcast media clients in a wide range of Federal Communications Commission issues. He has practiced law in Maine since 1982 and has appeared in Federal and State courts throughout the United States.
A native of Bangor, Frawley received his bachelor’s degree cum laude from Dartmouth College and his law degree cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law. He also earned a Master’s of Law in Taxation (LLM) from the Georgetown University Law Center.
As resident of North Yarmouth, Frawley is a founder, board member and past president of the Foundation for Faces of Children, which supports research and education at Children’s Hospital in Boston. Fred has served on the Board of Directors of the McLaughlin Foundation, South Paris, Maine, and Maine Preservation, Yarmouth. Fred currently serves as Board President of the Regional Transportation Program in Portland.
Founded in 1939, Eaton Peabody is a community-based law firm with more than 40 attorneys serving New England and Atlantic Canada from offices in Augusta, Bangor, Brunswick, Ellsworth and Portland. The firm offers broad legal expertise through a variety of focused practice groups led by some of Maine’s leading attorneys. For more information, visit eatonpeabody.com.
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