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Advanced Academic Programs, Washington DC Center, Washington, DC

Mr. Pomfret is a corporate partner at the Williams Mullen law firm where he represents government contractors and technology companies on a variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, investments, licensing, privacy and cybersecurity. He is co-chair of the firm’s Unmanned Systems practice group and the Data Protection and Cybersecurity practice group.

Mr. Pomfret is recognized as a leading authority on the legal and policy issues associated with geospatial information management. He has presented at Congressional hearings and United Nations’ committee meetings and is a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES) and the UN-GGIM Working Group on Legal and Policy Frameworks for Geospatial Information Management. He is also an adjunct faculty member on Geospatial Law and Ethics at Johns Hopkins University and regularly conducts training and workshops across the globe on legal and policy issues associated with the collection, use, storage and distribution of geospatial information. 

Mr. Pomfret began his career as a satellite imagery analyst with the National Photographic Interpretation Center (NPIC), a predecessor to NGA, where he worked on developing collection strategies and new collection systems.  He is a graduate of Washington & Lee School of Law and Bates College.

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