Speaker Profile

Kelly Whiting
Associate General Counsel / Verizon Communications

Kelly P. Whiting is associate general counsel of consumer marketing practices in Verizon Communication’s legal department. Ms. Whiting provides counseling to Verizon and its in-house agency on a full spectrum of legal issues. She specializes in advertising and marketing law, including social media marketing, brand strategy, endorsements, affiliate marketing, sweepstakes and promotions, mobile marketing, e-commerce and consumer protection. Kelly joined Verizon in September 2017 as part of the marketing, intellectual property, digital media law and policy group. Prior to joining Verizon, Ms. Whiting was senior advertising counsel at Vonage Holdings Corp. and, prior to that, she served as senior counsel at Toshiba America Consumer Products, LLC. She began her law practice as an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP in New York City, where her practice focused on structured finance law. Kelly received her law degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan and her undergraduate degree from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.