Columbia, S.C. – Pennington Law Firm, LLC announces that Laura Askins has joined the firm as an associate.
Laura is a North Carolina native, and currently resides in Asheville, NC. Laura graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2008 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies, along with minors in Biology and Spanish. She graduated from Campbell University School of Law in 2012, magna cum laude. Laura has been employed by the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office the past two (2) years. She is a licensed attorney in the State of North Carolina.
Laura’s primary role at PLF will be to assist with all zoning matters for the CAR/TN Region. After a month of extensive training from our training team in Columbia, Laura will work remotely from Asheville, North Carolina. Laura will handle administrative and quasi-judicial zoning matters across all of North Carolina, and administrative zoning matters in South Carolina. Laura will also continue our current practice of staying involved in local, State, and Federal regulatory matters related to zoning review and approval of wireless facilities. In particular Laura will participate in several wireless industry advocacy calls each month (Carolinas Wireless Association, Municipal Consultants Working Group, HetNet Forum and Combined Calls, etc.) and participate in municipal telecommunications ordinance drafting and revision in the Carolinas as an industry representative. Laura will also be available to handle leasing matters on an as needed basis.