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Gary C. Pennington
Managing Member

As the Senior Member of the Firm, Gary C. Pennington has enjoyed a varied and diversified practice. Currently, Mr. Pennington’s primary practice area is the representation of wireless communications carriers and related industries. This work involves the many legal components associated with the organized deployment of wireless infrastructure and technology across the United States on an expedited basis, as well as the legal support necessary for the continued evolution of that infrastructure and technology. In addition to the deployment of wireless infrastructure, Mr. Pennington also has assisted clients with acquisitions and dispositions of wireless assets across the United States. Mr. Pennington has also negotiated master lease agreements for both tower companies and wireless communications carriers for national use and application. Mr. Pennington also has extensive experience in commercial real estate transactions, including the sale and purchase of commercial real estate, office leases, and retail leases. Mr. Pennington also has handled numerous land use planning matters over his career. This practice has primarily involved the representation of communications tower companies and carriers before governmental bodies seeking to have new communications facilities approved, as well as writing and negotiating zoning ordinances that impact wireless communications companies. Further, Mr. Pennington has extensive experience representing companies that provide fiber related services and in negotiating broadband contracts for implementation of broadband networks.

Personal

Born in Greensboro, North Carolina and grew up in Loris, South Carolina. Admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1991. Admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1997. Admitted to the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, and United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

Education

  • B.A., cum laude, The Citadel (1988)
  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law (1991)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • South Carolina
  • Richland County Bar Association

Presentations

  • Speaker at the Regional AGL Conference in Florida, November 2011
  • Speaker at the Carolinas Wireless Association 2010 and 2011

Services Provided

  • Wireless Communications
  • Zoning/Planning/Development
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • General Corporate Issues
  • Real Estate Development
  • Utilities/Fiber Agreements
Gwendelyn Geidel, Pennington Law Firm, LLC
Of Counsel

Gwendelyn Geidel’s primary practice area is the representation of wireless communications carriers and related industries with regard to the environmental issues encountered at various sites.

Personal

Born in Lowville, New York.

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law (1989)
  • University of South Carolina Doctor of Philosophy (1982)
  • University of South Carolina Master of Science specializing in Geology (1976)
  • University of South Carolina Bachelor of Science in Geology cum laude, (1974)

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina

Professional Memberships

  • Member, US Environmental Protection Agency, Science Advisory Board Panel for Mountaintop Mining and Aquatic Ecosystems, 2010-2011
  • Member, American Society for Mining and Reclamation
    • Co-Chair, Water Management Technical Division, 2011-
    • Memorial Scholarship Committee, 2008-present

Publications

  • Author, Over 45 peer reviewed articles and book chapters

Presentations

  • “Innovative Approaches to Mining Site Remediation and Reuse Workshop,” Sponsored by the EPA and ICCL, October 6. 2011
Rebecca Baker
Attorney

Rebecca Baker’s primary practice area is the representation of wireless communications carriers and related industries. This work involves the many legal components associated with the organized deployment of wireless infrastructure and technology across the United States on an expedited basis, as well as the legal support necessary for the continued evolution of that infrastructure and technology.

Personal

Born in Baltimore, Maryland

Education

  • B.A., James Madison University (1996)
  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law (2001)

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina

Publications

  • Published in the Wake Forest IP Law Journal

Services Provided

  • Wireless Communications
  • Zoning/Planning/Development
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Real Estate Development