Kevin Pomfret

Williams Mullen
Space and Spatial Corporate and Transaction Attorney

Kevin Pomfret represents a wide range of public and privately held companies in a variety of corporate matters. His experience includes entity selection and formation, raising funds from angel investors and venture capitalists, mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. In addition, he counsels companies on technology joint ventures and software and data licenses.

Kevin serves as chair of Williams Mullen’s Unmanned Systems and as co-chair of the Data Protection & Cybersecurity teams. He counsels companies on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations as well as state and local laws. He has advised businesses on privacy and data protection laws, including data breaches, and he has helped to establish corporate data security plans.

As a former satellite imagery analyst, Kevin is also a thought leader in geospatial technology with almost 30 years of experience in the geospatial community. He has helped companies apply and receive commercial remote sensing licenses from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and he counsels companies in a variety of geospatial industries, including drones, mapping companies, sensor manufacturers and cloud and software providers. Many of his clients are also government contractors.

In addition to his legal representation, Kevin founded and is the executive director of the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy. He is also a member of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee. A recognized industry leader, he is called on to speak around the globe on this growing topic critical to issues of privacy, national security and economic development. Kevin was recently recognized by Who’s Who Legal as an outstanding lawyer in the transport – international space and satellites market, one of only 47 attorneys selected for this honor. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2021), and Geospatial World named Kevin Geospatial Ambassador of the Year at its annual Geospatial World Forum in 2022.

Kevin earned his J.D. from the Washington & Lee University School of Law and his B.A. from Bates College.

Last updated on: November 22, 2023