Spencer is an associate in the firm’s Litigation group and represents corporate clients and individuals in a variety of complex litigation matters in state and federal court as well as international tribunals.

Spencer also counsels and advises clients with a variety of issues surrounding online brand management, including matters related to anti-counterfeiting, business and product impersonations, unauthorized online streaming, cyber-based scams, and other Internet disputes.


Representative Matters

Litigation and Arbitration:

  • Represents relator in major False Claims Act action related to wireless spectrum auctions.
  • Represents company in international arbitration against consortium of mining companies in an ICC arbitration seated in Geneva concerning claims arising under a mine exploitation agreement with a West African State.
  • Defended a large direct sales company and 15 individuals in federal litigation and four parallel AAA arbitrations.
  • Represented major media company challenging FCC media ownership rules that resulted in a successful ruling by the Supreme Court.
  • Represented large coalition of domestic manufacturers in novel false advertising claim brought against a Chinese entity engaged in global transshipping scheme to circumvent a U.S. antidumping.
  • Represented leading real estate company against South Korea construction company in multi-billion dollar ICC arbitration seated in Singapore over ownership rights in newly constructed, smart city.
  • Represented company focusing on fuel cell technology in parallel arbitrations against international energy company in multiple ICC arbitrations over exclusive licensing rights.

Intellectual Property:

  • Advised media company on intellectual property issues related to launch of NFT platform.
  • Successfully represented multiple parties in domain name transactions and Internet intellectual property enforcement actions responsible for recovering hundreds of domain names.
  • Advises media and telecom companies regarding DMCA compliance and legal agreements related to website use.
  • Successfully defended a supplement company in federal trademark action that led to withdrawal of action.
  • Successfully represented large media company in two John Doe actions based on online trademark and copyright infringement.

Professional Experience

  • Extern, Office of The District Attorney General, 20th Judicial District, Nashville, TN (2017)
  • Legislative Liaison and Member Service Representative, Military Officers Association of America (2014-2016)
  • Deputy Campaign Manager, Marc Korman for State Delegate Campaign (2014)



J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School

B.A., magna cum laude, Colgate University

Law Journals

Development Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law

Bar and Court Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Virginia Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

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