Stephen Hartzell, a partner at Brooks Pierce, provides timely counsel to clients operating digital platforms and brick-and-mortar businesses. His practice covers a broad range of issues, including the commercial use of UAS (drones), broadcast regulatory matters, digital marketing, brand promotion, and privacy. With respect to UAS, Mr. Hartzell advises clients on FAA and state law compliance, operational and licensing requirements, contractual and intellectual property issues, and privacy issues. He has become a leading voice on the ever-shifting regulatory landscape surrounding drone use. Mr. Hartzell is a graduate of the University of Houston and the University of North Carolina School of Law.