Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

10/09/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/09/2019 07:00

by Douglas I. Brandon, Karen Lynn Milne, Virginia D. Hiner

Before entering private practice, Doug held senior in-house legal positions for telecommunications companies. He was the general counsel of TerreStar Networks Inc., a publicly traded mobile communications company, where he directed all aspects of the company's legal and compliance functions. Prior to that, he was the vice president of external affairs and law at AT&T Wireless, where he was in charge of all federal policy development, implementation and advocacy.

Doug has represented technology companies before the FCC, the Department of Justice, the administration and Congress. He handles communications matters including:

  • FCC spectrum actions and pleadings
  • Tower matters
  • Radio license renewals
  • Enforcement actions
  • Rulemakings
  • Government investigations.

Doug has also structured, negotiated, and managed various strategic and financial transactions for companies in the communications industry.