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Lindsay Miller is an attorney with the Public Affairs and Government Law Group. With nearly ten years of experience in technology initiatives, Lindsay has a reputation in the broadband and telecommunications arena of being a strong advocate with a successful track record in building relationships with public and private sector stakeholders. Lindsay regularly advises municipalities on how to utilize Public-Private Partnerships for fiber and Wi-Fi expansion in order to build smarter cities and leverage the Internet of Things (IoT). This includes providing guidance and counseling to multi-sector leaders as they seek to develop and finance Smart City infrastructure, and implement policies to enable developing technologies, such as connected/ autonomous vehicles (CAVs).

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Prior to joining the Firm, Lindsay served as the Executive Director for Connect Ohio, a nonprofit organization focused on facilitating broadband access, adoption, and use throughout the state of Ohio. Lindsay led Connect Ohio’s involvement in state technology initiatives and community broadband planning. Lindsay’s previous experience also includes working as Counsel for Broadband Research and Planning for a national nonprofit organization, Connected Nation. In this role, Lindsay prepared regulatory filings before state and federal agencies and formulated policy recommendations regarding broadband expansion. Lindsay also formerly worked in the Office of Chairman Julius Genachowski at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Lindsay participated on an internal FCC task team that developed a national computer and internet program for low-income Americans, and created orders for pending appeals through the FCC’s Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund (“E-rate”).

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In 2007, Lindsay received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Kentucky, summa cum laude. She received her juris doctorate and Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management from The Ohio State University in 2013.
Reported and Representative Cases
  • Represents the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) in the development of its 33 Smart Corridor, which is slated to be the longest connected/ autonomous vehicles (CAVs) testing corridor in the world.
  • Represented ODOT against a claim that it unlawfully terminated multiple contracts with a company managing third-party lease agreements for the use of macro and small cell towers on state-owned rights-of-way. The high-stakes, multi-million dollar case resulted in victories at both the trial and appellate level and ultimately in a favorable settlement for ODOT.
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  • Presenter, America Society of Civil Engineers’ International Conference on Transportation and Development on “Financial, Legal, and Policy Issues for Connected/ Autonomous Vehicles” - June 12, 2019
  • Presenter, The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) webinar on "ReConnecting Rural Broadband - Strategies for Funding Success" - May 10, 2019
  • Moderator, Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) and Ice Miller co-hosted webinar on "The Need for Connectivity, Steps for Access and Best Practices for Local Broadband Expansion" - April 17, 2019
  • Co-presenter, Ice Miller P3 webinar on "Current Smart City P3 Projects: A Deeper Dive" - April 10, 2019
  • Co-presenter, Ice Miller P3 webinar on "P3s for Smart City Projects: An Overview" - April 9, 2019
  • Panelist - Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition 8th Annual Conference on "Alternative Business Models and Financing for Intelligent Network Infrastructure" - Oct. 11, 2018
  • Co-presenter, Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference (OTEC) on: "From Broadband to Wideband and Beyond" - Oct. 3, 2018
  • Speaker at SmartCities Week on "Comprehensive Smart Mobility Planning," facilitated by the Urban Mobility Task Force Policy Subcommittee - Oct. 2, 2018
  • Co-presenter, Ohio Municipal Attorney Association, 2018 Municipal Law Institute Civil Session on "Small Cell Towers as it relates to House Bill 478" - July 26, 2018
  • Participated in a webinar sponsored by the Ohio Municipal Attorney Association and The Ohio Municipal Law Institute on "Small Cell Towers as it relates to Senate Bill 331 and House Bill 478" - June 21, 2018
  • Co-presenter, Ice Miller IoT webinar on: “Network, Policy and Privacy Considerations for Connected Autonomous Vehicle Initiatives” - April 25, 2018
  • Presenter, Net Inclusion Conference on "Creating Intelligent Communities: Local Government Strategies in Action" - April 17, 2018
  • Presenter, Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo on "Alternative Business Models and Financing for Smart Cities" - March 29, 2018
  • Panelist, Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Winter Conference, 2018 on the topic of "A Rural Broadband Strategy to Connect Rural America" - Feb.13, 2018
  • Presenter, Columbus Kiwanis Club in Columbus, OH on "Digital Equity" - Jan. 8, 2018
  • Presenter, Public Safety Broadband Conference in Columbus, OH on "The Past, Present, and Future Technology Issues Facing Ohio" - Nov. 2, 2017
  • Presenter, Smart Regions Conference in Newport, KY for the Urban Impact featured presentations on: "Smart Cities Technology and How IoT can Help Communities Overcome Geographic and Socioeconomic Barriers" - Oct. 25, 2017 
  • Presenter at the 5th Annual Midwest IoT Conference in Chicago, IL on: "Rules of the Road: State and Local Government Considerations for Autonomous Vehicle Initiatives" - Oct. 18, 2017
  • Presenter at the 2017 APA Ohio Planning Conference in Athens, OH on the topic: "SB331/ORC 4939: How did we get here and what does it mean for Ohio communities?" - Sept. 29, 2017
  • Workshop Panelist at the NDIA Net Inclusion 2017 Conference on: “5G: What it is, how it will affect the environment for digital inclusion and how might 5G create opportunities for local government” - May 16-17, 2017
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