Wendie L. Kellington

Wendie L. Kellington is a Martindale Hubble AV rated attorney, practicing law since 1983. Wendie is known in Oregon and nationally for her expertise in administrative law, on topics ranging from land rights to aerial rights and the emerging law of unmanned vehicles. She is a member of the Oregon SOAR Board of Directors and the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA), a federal advisory committee, serving particularly on the RTCA SC 228 developing Minimum Operational Performance Standards (MOPS) for UAS airspace integration. She is a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics. She is a frequent state and national speaker on a variety of topics including UAS, navigable airspace and land development. She is a longstanding member of the faculty of ALI CLE (formerly ALI/ABA). Her recent article (co-written with national constitutional scholar, Michael Berger) on UAS Integration and Navigable Airspace was published in the Zoning and Planning Law Report Summer 2014. Her works are published in a variety of state and national publications.

Wendie represents clients to obtain regulatory entitlements, as well as with monitoring regulatory and legislative developments. She represents institutions and institutional developers; has served as general counsel to the U.S. subsidiary of a German wind turbine manufacturing company, and has been a Board Member and chief Referee at the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals as well as a member of the Oregon State Building Structures Board.

Wendie volunteers her time advising OESTRA (Oregon Energy Systems and Technology Research Administration). She also loves to play with aerial robots, ride her bike and run. Wendie has a B.S. in Political Science from Southern Oregon University (1979) and a JD from the University of Puget Sound (1983).