Bobby N. Turnage Jr

Bobby Turnage is a partner with Venable’s Corporate Practice Group, and has a background in the Internet and high-tech industries. He primarily represents and advises clients concerning:

Technology and IP transactions;
Licensing, distribution and outsourcing contracts;
Strategic partnering and co-branding contracts;
Data security and privacy matters; and
General legal counseling.


Mr. Turnage has an in-depth understanding of the inner workings of successful business operations, and is experienced in working collaboratively with client executive teams to accomplish stated objectives in a manner that works best for the client.

Prior to joining Venable, Mr. Turnage served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Network Solutions, LLC, a leading Web-presence services company. Having worked as both an executive and a lawyer embedded in a business, Mr. Turnage brings valuable experience that enables him to provide practical, business-focused legal advice on matters faced by businesses in their daily operations.

Mr. Turnage’s prior legal experience includes work as a litigation associate in private practice, as well as serving as Associate General Counsel for VeriSign, Inc. (a high-tech Internet services company), and serving as a defense attorney and prosecutor in the U.S. Army Reserve JAG Corps.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Privacy and Data Security, 3) Advertising and Marketing, 4) Intellectual Property, 5) Technology Transactions and Outsourcing, 6) Domain Names and Cyber Protection, 7) Franchise and Distribution, 8) Insurance and 9) Mergers and Acquisitions
Law School University Of Mississippi School of Law (J.D.,1992)
Admitted Year 1992
Education Virginia Commonwealth University (B.S., 1989)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Venable LLP
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