John D. Pellegrin
John Pellegrin and his law firm specialize in business matters, advising new and established companies, entrepreneurs, consultants, and various organizations and associations. He also has an extensive practice and experience in the fields of Intellectual Property (trademark, copyright, patent coordination/referral, computer/Internet, media, literary and media agency), project management, consulting, government contracting, international, communications, non-profit organizations, litigation, business succession planning, and wills/trusts/estates.
Formerly a member of the Federal Communications Commission's legal staff, Mr. Pellegrin is a member of the Bars of the United States Supreme Court, Virginia, District of Columbia, and New York. He holds degrees from Georgetown University and Fordham University School of Law. He has achieved an AV Preeminent (highest) rating from Martindale Hubbell, the international directory of practicing attorneys and practices before several federal government agencies, including the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), U.S. Patent and Trade Office (USPTO), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
He has written numerous articles on telecommunications and new technology issues, appeared before many industry groups, and represents multifaceted entities (some international in scope), associations, and non-profit/educational entities, assisting with the implementation of their projects and lines of business/service. He also presents Business Succession Planning (BSP) and related subject matter topics before various organizations.
Mr. Pellegrin is also active in the community, including the Rotary Club of West Springfield (Board), Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce (past President and Board member), other area Chambers of Commerce, MVLE, Inc. (Board), and former President/Board member of the Springfield Golf and Country Club. He currently serves as Chairman and At-Large Commissioner on the Fairfax County Small Business Commission. He also works with the Community Business Partnership/Women’s Business Center, and has taught in the Fairfax County Adult Education program. He is also serving as Chartering Organization Representative (COR) to a local Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack, himself having achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and induction into the Order of the Arrow.
Mr. Pellegrin has been honored with various awards by The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International (Vocational Services Leadership Award), Rotary Club of West Springfield (President’s Citation & Distinguished Service Award), as well as the Volunteer Fairfax Benchmark 500 Award and the Fairfax County Volunteer Service Award – Springfield District Community Champion.
Also Of Counsel to Allred, Bacon, Halfhill & Young, PC