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Kendra L.

Thomas
kendrathomas@alumni.ufl.edu kendralthomas.wordpress.com

Profile
Areas of practice include intellectual property & communications law—specializing in policy, transactions, copyright, trademark and licensing, as well as certification in dispute resolution with a focus in negotiation.

Education
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Candidate for Juris Doctor & Certificate in Dispute Resolution w MU Law School Ambassador w Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Recipient w Law Students for Public Media, Vice President w Black Law Students Association, National Mock Trial Competitor & Pre-Law Mentor University of Florida Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication—News Reporting Minor in Communication Studies Columbia, MO Expected May 2013

Gainesville, FL May 2010

Professional Experience
Comcast Corporation Summer 2007-2012 Federal Regulatory Affairs Washington, D.C. Legal Intern May 2012 – August 2012 w Associate summer counsel handling federal regulatory legal issues in a corporate context, within the areas of administrative and communications law, primarily concerning agency law and policy. NBC Universal – CNBC Global Headquarters Englewood Cliffs, NJ Legal Intern May 2011 – August 2011 w Contribute to a team of attorneys handling diverse internal issues concerning CNBC, including: transactional work, programming acquisition, vetting (“Mad Money”, “CNBC Titans”), intellectual property licensing, talent negotiations, contract drafting and FCC/FTC/DOJ/SEC compliance policies. Comcast Spotlight West Palm Beach, FL Emma Bowen Foundation Intern Summer 2007 – 2009 w Facilitate national advertising client contracts in the W.P.B.-Miami interconnect sales region. w Complete a multi-million dollar regional sales restructuring using existing contracts. w Track Nielsen Media Research ratings for cable households in the W.P.B. demographic. w Assist account executives with research of age, race, and product-specific demographics. WUFT-TV 5 News Gainesville, FL Reporter January 2009 – May 2009 w Report & produce VO/SOT/VO and TV packages using ENPS, Final Cut, and linear edit bays. WRUF-AM 850 News & Sports Gainesville, FL Producer/On-Air Talent August 2008 – May 2009 w Produce, edit and act as on-air talent for midday radio news casts serving 13 counties. w Manage reporters contributing to midday news casts; create and maintain online updates. WUFT-FM Mid-Florida Public Radio Gainesville, FL Reporter October 2008 – December 2008 w Report local news in the North Central Florida demographic as a National Public Radio affiliate. w Work closely with public information officers and extensively research public record databases.

Community Outreach
James T. Scott Memorial Fund Habitat for Humanity North Florida VA Hospital