Milton C. Sutton

Senior Associate
T 614.559.7271
F 614.464.1737
10 West Broad Street
One Columbus Center, Suite 2300
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3484

Milton practices in Frost Brown Todd’s Intellectual Property and Government Services Practice Groups. His practice focuses on complex information technology matters including computer systems, telecommunications, data, software development, web hosting, licensing, cloud computing, cybersecurity and privacy. He serves the private and public sector in all areas of technology and procurement including providing contract preparation, review and negotiations. Milton also assists companies in mergers and acquisitions in connection with the purchase and/or divestment of intellectual property assets, along with drafting and negotiating agreements relating to such transactions.  His practice includes intellectual property with a focus on trademark prosecution and enforcement. Milton also has extensive experience drafting statutes and municipal ordinances including rights-of-way and wireless telecommunications facilities. 

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 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)

Other Contact Info


Cynthia A. Bickham
T 614.559.7250