Bobby Turnage serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Network Solutions, LLC, an industry-leading provider of online services for small and medium-sized businesses. In this role, he oversees the provision of all legal services for the company. These services include litigation strategy and management; internal legal advice and counseling; advertising, communications and Website content review; contract drafting and negotiation; subpoena and regulatory compliance; corporate governance; management of the company's intellectual property portfolio; and enforcement of the company's service agreements and policies. Bobby works closely with the company's Board, CEO and other members of the executive management team.
Bobby joined Network Solutions in 1999 as Corporate Counsel, and has served as the Company's General Counsel since 2003. His previous legal experience includes litigation work in private practice, as well as work in the banking industry. In addition, he has served as a defense lawyer and a prosecutor for the U.S. Army Reserve.
In law school, Bobby was a member of the Mississippi Law Journal editorial board, and he was selected for membership in Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges. He served in various leadership positions in undergraduate school, and was selected for membership in the Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society. Bobby's military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (1OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (1OLC), the Leatherneck Dress Blues Award (USMC), and Navy League Outstanding Marine Corps Recruit Award (USMC).
Bobby is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Association of Corporate Counsel, and he currently serves as Chairman of the General Counsel Committee of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). He received his undergraduate degree (B.S. - Business) from Virginia Commonwealth University and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law (1992).