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Patricia O'Connell
Senior Communications Manager

Wiley Rein’s Umair Javed Named to Lawyers of Color’s Hot List

June 17, 2013

Umair Javed, an attorney in Wiley Rein’s Communications Practice, has been named to Lawyers of Color’s inaugural Hot List, which recognizes the exceptional work of early- to mid-career attorneys under 40. He was among 100 lawyers in the mid-Atlantic region who were chosen based on noteworthy accomplishments and nominations from mentors, peers and colleagues.

Mr. Javed handles a variety of regulatory, transactional and compliance matters before the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). He counsels clients on wireless and satellite licensing issues, transfer of control authorizations, FCC Enforcement Bureau proceedings and federal and state regulatory obligations. His practice also includes advising clients on domestic and international issues relating to privacy, cybersecurity and Internet regulation.

Lawyers of Color, a media company founded in 2008 as On Being A Black Lawyer, has been recognized by the American Bar Association, National Black Law Students Association and National Association of Black Journalists. Originally launched as a news and resource center, the company has grown into a social media firm providing research, career development and brand marketing opportunities to clients.