Timothy J. Pastore is a Partner and the Vice Chair of the Litigation Department at the law firm of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP. Before joining the private sector, Mr. Pastore was a Captain and Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the U.S. Air Force and a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Pastore has represented some of the largest companies in the security industry, including Comcast, Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable, Cox, Mediacom, Altice, Protection One, ADT and others. He regularly provides counsel on risk management, contracting, operations, licensing, sales practices and other advisory matters. Mr. Pastore also has served as lead litigation counsel in courts throughout the country in dozens of litigation matters involving the security industry. Among other examples, Mr. Pastore led the successful defense at trial of cable giant Comcast in a home invasion case in Seattle, Washington. The case received significant press attention and was heralded by CVN as a top-ten defense verdict. Mr. Pastore is the founder and host of the annual MSO Electronic Security Summit – an invitation-only conference of the large cable companies and other electronic security service providers. Mr. Pastore is a graduate of Bucknell University and Boston College Law School.