Bruce Beard

Managing Partner

Cinnamon Mueller

Bruce is Managing Partner of Cinnamon Mueller in St. Louis. He is entering his 31st year of practice in telecommunications law. Bruce concentrates his practice in the representation of cable, wireless, broadband and landline telecommunications companies. He advises clients in a variety of programming, regulatory, general operational and contractual matters. He also represents clients before state and federal regulatory agencies, and in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to joining Cinnamon Mueller, Bruce was General Counsel for Millennium Digital Media (a/k/a Broadstripe), a cable, Internet service and voice provider, and an ACA Board Member. From 1988 to 2000, he was an attorney at SBC Communications Inc (n/k/a AT&T) serving in various positions representing the telephone and wireless operations. Bruce graduated summa cum laude from the Southern Illinois University School of Law in 1984 and received his B.A. with honors from Eastern Illinois University in 1981.