Milton C. Sutton
Milton is a member of the firm's public sector legal team. His practice focuses on complex information technology matters including computer systems, telecommunications, data, software development, licensing, cloud computing, cybersecurity and privacy. He serves the private and public sector in all areas of technology and procurement providing contract preparation, review and negotiations. Milton has extensive experience drafting statutes and municipal ordinances including rights-of-way and wireless telecommunications facilities. His practice also includes Intellectual Property with a focus on trademark prosecution and enforcement.
Milton is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. private-sector. He assists entities on cyber security preparation as well as responding to large data breach incidents. He speaks regularly on cyber security issues.
Milton is also part of the firm’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) practice. The UAS practice helps government entities and businesses integrate the use of drones into their operations. Milton’s analysis on the laws affecting drones has been featured in Columbus CEO magazine.
Before coming to FBT Milton was a litigator in the Attorney General’s Charitable Law Section handling probate and nonprofit law matters. He then worked for the Department of Administrative Services’ Office of Information Technology representing Ohio agencies, boards and commissions on IT contracts including data centers, hardware, software, cloud computing, statewide email, telecommunication services, statewide voice and data communication services, privacy and security, broadband services, geographical mapping of the state and digital payments.
Milton graduated from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law with his Juris Doctorate. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.
Memberships & Affiliations
- American Bar Association
- Ohio State Bar Association
- Columbus Bar Association
- National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors
Non-FBT Publications and Events
Security Breach Notifications – State Laws, Federal Proposals and Recommendations, 2 ISJLP 928 (2006)