Adjunct Professor of Law, Pennsylvania State University

Professor Anne McKenna is a partner at the law firm of Silverman/Thompson/Slutkin/White (STSW), where she Chairs STSW’s Cyberlaw Group, SilverMcKenna. She is a nationally recognized attorney and author in cyber law, privacy law, and cellular law. McKenna brings two decades of practice experience to the classroom. She represents businesses, individuals, and educational clients in every aspect of electronic surveillance, Internet, computer, cellular, online content, data practices, and privacy issues. She consults with government officials about unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), location tracking, Internet, computer, and cellular searches, etc. and also serves as the Principal Legal Consultant for the Police Foundation and Department of Justice-COPS’s initiative on UAVs in community policing.

McKenna started her litigation career at Miles & Stockbridge (M&S). In 1997, McKenna and other M&S attorneys co-founded Crosswhite, McKenna, Limbrick & Sinclair, LLC, (CMLS), an AV-rated Baltimore litigation boutique. She has taught media and privacy law as an Adjunct since 2007.

McKenna’s recent publications include: Pass Parallel Privacy Standards Or Privacy Perishes, 65 RUTGERS L. REV. 1041 (Summer 2013); Wiretapping & Eavesdropping: Surveillance in the Internet Age, 3rd Ed., Fishman & McKenna (West/Thomson/ Reuters); Jones on Evidence, 7th Ed., Fishman & McKenna (Jones/Thomson/Reuters).

McKenna is licensed to practice in federal and state courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Experience

  • –present
    Adjunct Professor of Law , Pennsylvania State University
  • 2012–present
    Head of department, Silverman/Thompson/Slutkin/White (STSW)

Publications

  • 2013
    Pass Parallel Privacy Standards Or Privacy Perishes, 65 RUTGERS L. REV. 1041, McKenna, Anne T.
  • 2010
    Wiretapping & Eavesdropping: Surveillance in the Internet Age, 3rd Ed. , Fishman, Clifford S. & McKenna, Anne T.
  • 2008
    Jones on Evidence, 7th Ed., Fishman, Clifford S. & McKenna, Anne T.
  • 1995
    Wiretapping & Eavesdropping, 2nd Ed., Fishman, Clifford S. & McKenna, Anne T.