Elvis Stumbergs is an associate with Cinnamon Mueller in the Washington, D.C. office. Elvis represents media and telecommunications clients before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as well as in other regulatory, transactional, and litigation matters.
Elvis leverages his regulatory experience, and background in traditional and new media, to counsel clients on a range of privacy and data security issues. He advises on matters including traditional cable television privacy and CPNI compliance, website privacy statements, and other required disclosures. Elvis also provides guidance about marketing campaigns using various channels such as phone, web, e-mail, and text messaging to help clients maximize the value of their information within the bounds of legal restrictions.
Elvis holds a Certified Information Privacy Professional / United States (CIPP/US) credential, as recognized by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He is also active in the Federal Communications Bar Association.
Prior to joining Cinnamon Mueller, Elvis served as an attorney-advisor at the Federal Communications Commission and was an associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.
Elvis began his legal career at the FCC as an Honors Attorney in the Media Bureau, Industry Analysis Division. His work in the Media Bureau included participating in rulemakings affecting the broadcast and cable industries, and review of cable television, satellite radio, and direct broadcast satellite industry transactions. Elvis also served in the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Spectrum & Competition Policy Division, and as a member of the taskforce developing the National Broadband Plan.
At WilmerHale, Elvis represented clients before the FCC and in appellate litigation, and counseled a variety of telecommunications industry and other high-technology clients regarding regulatory matters. He also counseled companies across industries about their privacy-related statutory and regulatory obligations, advised on policies concerning information security, and advised clients about their exposure to enforcement action by the Federal Trade Commission and other regulators. In addition, Elvis represented clients before the Department of Justice during merger clearance proceedings, as well as during grand jury investigations including allegations of anticompetitive activity.
Before beginning his legal career, Elvis worked in various capacities in the Los Angeles entertainment industry, with a particular focus on television commercial production.
State Bar Admission
District of Columbia
J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (2007)
B.A., cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles (2004)