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Jenner & Block LLP

Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite

4 ranked lawyersBand 1District of ColumbiaUSA 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Knowledgeable team with impressive government experience and the ability to provide clients with a complete communications service. Fields expertise in matters pertaining to net neutrality, communications M&A and the regulation of voice over internet services. Possesses additional strength in regulatory enforcement, and wireless and satellite issues.

Strengths

"Jenner & Block has a talented group of lawyers and does a lot of work for major telecoms companies."

Work highlights

Acted for Charter Communications in federal and state regulatory proceedings challenging the rules on net neutrality.

Notable practitioners

Howard Symons has extensive knowledge in the telecommunications space, having formerly served in high-profile roles at the FCC. He represents clients such as media, wireless and telecommunications entities before regulatory agencies and in court proceedings.
"Howard Symons is very well respected for his representation of cable companies."

John Flynn is particularly active in handling transactional matters and has a broad range of experience in representing organizations during M&A, as well as handling regulatory and privacy concerns.
"He knows what he is talking about and has good judgment."

Rebekah Goodheart is a highly respected lawyer who enjoys a strong reputation in the telecoms sector due to her prior experience as a senior figure at the FCC. She frequently advises clients on M&A transactions and infrastructure funding matters, as well as a host of regulatory issues.
"Rebekah is really talented, and incredibly strong on the details. She's just an expert at understanding telecommunications issues, which takes that attention to detail."

Samuel Feder is the cochair of the communications, internet and technology practice, and has vast experience in handling litigation and regulatory matters involving issues such as wireless services, net neutrality and intercarrier compensation.
"I think very highly of Sam Feder. He has a good mix of being a real lawyer's lawyer and being well renowned for his practical business advice to clients."

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District of Columbia

Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite


Howard Symons
Band 3
John Flynn
Band 3
Rebekah Goodheart
Band 3
Samuel L Feder
Band 1