With a diverse corporate, intellectual property and real estate practice, Ian Portnoy has played a significant role in many high profile projects throughout the United States. Highlights among Ian’s background are major economic development and infrastructure development and finance projects, including public/private joint ventures, in conjunction with airports and mass transit facilities throughout the U.S. and extensive work regarding public private partnerships involving privatization of facilities on military bases.
These projects often involved extensive coordination with federal, state and local governmental authorities including having the local laws changed to accommodate the projects. Several of these projects also involved the development of energy generation facilities, including green energy.
Ian acts as outside counsel to large and small technology and bio-tech companies (several of which specialize on agriculture, food security and food safety) coordinating their intellectual property assets with their business objectives and assisting with complex contract and intellectual property issues.
Ian also represents many not-for-profits (501-C3 and 501-C 6) including trade associations, foundations, schools and colleges acting as outside counsel providing wide ranging advice on diverse matters including technology issues, contracts, preparation of policies and staff guidance including social medial policy, acceptable use policy and proper utilization of cloud based services. Ian also regularly advises on board governance and board/staff issues, 501-C-3 compliance issues, and mergers and acquisitions of not-for-profits.
- University of Michigan, B.A.
- Villanova University School of Law, J.D.
- District of Columbia
- New York
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