Eric Page joins Eckert Seamans in Richmond

The national law firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC is very pleased to announce that Eric M. Page has joined the firm’s Richmond office as a Member of the firm’s Utilities, Telecommunications, Energy and Insurance groups. He joins Eckert Seamans from the Richmond office of LeClairRyan, where he served as Telecommunications Team Leader.

“Eric’s extensive experience, particularly in representing a wide variety of clients in the telecommunications and utilities industries, will enhance the services we already provide in these important areas,” says David Clarke, Co-Member-in-Charge of the Richmond office. “His reputation for excellent legal work and his commitment to client service are unparalleled and will be welcomed by our clients and all of us at Eckert Seamans. We are very pleased to welcome him to the Richmond office.”

Page represents regulated and non-regulated utilities such as telecommunications carriers, natural gas distribution and pipeline companies, and water and sewer companies. He handles a wide range of regulatory and administrative matters for insurance companies, producers, and agencies in licensing, enforcement and registration proceedings. He also represents securities dealers and brokers, financial institutions and other clients in administrative proceedings before regulatory commissions.

In his telecommunications practice, Page assists numerous competitive local exchange carriers, Internet service providers, broadband companies, interchange carriers and Virginia municipalities in certification, transactional and administrative matters in the competitive telecommunications industry. Page’s representation of utility companies includes regulatory proceedings involving rates, services, affiliate transactions, transfers, financing and other proceedings, as well as transactional matters.

Prior to entering private practice, Page served as Assistant Virginia Attorney General from 1979 to 1983. He received his J.D. from the University of Richmond and his A.B. from Cornell University.

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