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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
2300 N STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON DC 20037-1122
United States

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United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is noted for its track record in signal carriage and program licensing work, as well as its work with clients offering over-the-top content delivery services. Practice co-head Scott Flick recently represented Shield Media in a dispute with Dish Networks regarding the payment of retransmission fees, assisted on the creation of private equity-backed broadcast company Standard Media, and serves as outside counsel to the National Alliance of State Broadcasters Associations. Fellow co-head Glenn Richards is noted for his long-term experience with VoIP clients, as well as his work for wireless resellers and financial investors entering the sector. Richards recently acted as regulatory counsel to GCTR in its sale of connected health company GreatCall to Best Buy. Sinclair Broadcasting is a marquee client for the firm, and is served by broadcast specialist Miles Mason in both general and transaction-specific regulatory capacities. Most notably, Mason handled the regulatory aspects of Sinclair’s now-terminated acquisition of Tribune Media. Of counsel David Burns advised Cumulus Media on the FCC regulations concerning its Chapter 11 restructuring, and led the firm’s advice to Entercom on the regulatory aspects of its acquisition of CBS Radio. Of counsel Lee Petro, a broadcast, wireless and telephone specialist, joined the firm from Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in July 2018.