Leonard J. Kennedy, Len has been Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Nextel Communications Inc. since January 2001. Mr. Kennedy served as General Counsel of Sprint Nextel Corp., from August 2005 to October 2008 and also served as its Secretary until October 2008. Prior to joining Nextel in January 2001, he served as a Partner at Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, PLLC from 1995, advising clients on telecommunications law, regulation and policy, including local exchange, alternate access, cellular radio, personal communications services, long-distance and the Internet and information services. He served as General Counsel of Sprint Corp. PCS Group since August 2005. From 1980 to 1988, Mr. Kennedy served in several capacities, including as Senior Legal Advisor at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). He advised Commissioners Patricia Diaz Dennis and Ervin S. Duggan on proposed FCC telecommunications, cable and mass media actions. Mr. Kennedy serves as a Director of AirGate PCS Inc., and Alamosa (Delaware), Inc. He received a Juris Doctorate in 1977 and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics in 1974 from Cornell University.