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Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite - District of Columbia
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Mark Schneider is senior counsel in Sidley’s Telecom and Internet Competition group. He practices before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and federal and state courts in the broadcast, media, common carrier, international and wireless fields. Mark spent several years at the FCC. From September 1999 until June 2001, he served as Senior Legal Advisor to FCC Commissioner Susan Ness. From June 2001 until January 2002, he served as Associate General Counsel of the FCC.
Mark represents television and radio stations, wireless operators, telephone companies, equipment manufacturers, private radio operators and lending institutions regarding FCC regulations and other communications law issues. His practice includes litigation, counseling clients, and corporate and transactional matters, as well as preparation and prosecution of applications and other requests before the FCC. He represents media and wireless companies in structuring transactions, in prosecuting applications for FCC authorizations, and in litigation matters before the FCC and courts. He advises lending and investment institutions regarding the impact of FCC regulations, and counsels equipment manufacturers on the lawfulness of manufacture and sale of devices utilizing radio frequency.
Georgetown University Law Center JD, 1984, magna cum laude, Georgetown Law Journal, Executive Editor, Editorial Board, 1983-84; Haverford College, BA, 1981.