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Education

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

B.S., cum laude, Radford University

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

Virginia Bar

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Eighth, and District of Columbia Circuits 

U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia and Eastern District of Virginia

Chris is an experienced litigator, appearing regularly before federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and state regulatory commissions. He also appears on behalf of clients in a variety of alternative dispute resolution settings, including arbitrations and mediations.

Representative Experience

  • Represents telecommunications companies and equipment manufacturers in complex litigation and regulatory proceedings involving domestic and international competition policy, rate-setting methodologies and disputes, the deployment of broadband infrastructure, joint use and pole attachment issues, universal service and E-Rate compliance, and equipment authorizations. 
  • Counsels clients on compliance with state and federal regulations, the development of regulatory strategies, the negotiation and drafting of interconnection, joint use and service agreements, and the development, defense, and critique of telecommunications cost models and methodologies. 
  • Served as counsel to numerous foreign airlines in challenges to new airport terminal charges at the Newark International Airport and the Los Angeles International Airport.
  • Represents corporate and individual clients before trial and appellate courts on a broad array of civil and criminal matters.

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Advisory Board, Bloomberg BNA's Communications Environmental & Land Use Report (CELULR)
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA)
  • Board of Directors, International Telecommunications Society (ITS) (2006-2011)

Recognitions

  • Named by The Legal 500 US a "recommended lawyer" in Telecom and Broadcast Regulatory Law (2010-2012, 2015-2016)
  • Named Legal Elite, Readers Pick Top Local Attorneys by Washington SmartCEO (2009-2010)

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