Gregg Skall > Telecommunications Law Professionals > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Telecommunications Law Professionals
1025 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 1011
United States


Gregg Skall is a veteran telecom lawyer who advises broadcasters and telecommunications companies in their FCC regulatory matters and their business dealings. Gregg has also represented real estate developers in the acquisition of competitive broadband and telecommunications services for new residential and commercial developments. He also works with telecommunications equipment manufacturers to obtain FCC approvals and to assure regulatory compliance. Gregg assists companies in need of appropriate spectrum support for emerging telecommunications products and has been recognized by the National Journal as a leading radio spectrum lobbyist in Washington.

Gregg also has orchestrated scores of transactions involving FCC regulated companies with assets worth many millions of dollars. He has organized coalitions to obtain major policy changes before the FCC and supervised the formation of an international joint venture for a nationwide data network.

Gregg has served on the U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on International Communications & Information Policy, and on the Pike and Fischer Communications Regulation Advisory Board from its formation until its merger with Bloomberg BNA. He is a past chair of the Federal Bar Association Regulated Industries Committee and past co-chair of the Federal Communications Bar Association, Professional Responsibility Committee.

Gregg is a recognized writer and frequent speaker on topics of FCC administrative process, media and telecommunications regulation, and has taught Telecommunications Law and Policy at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He is communications counsel several state broadcaster associations and a frequent column contributor to industry newsletters.

In government, Gregg served as Acting General Counsel in the White House Office of Telecommunications Policy, Chief Counsel of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and attorney advisor at the Federal Communications Commission.

Gregg has been listed for multiple years in the Washington Post editions of Legal Leaders of Washington, in Top Rated Lawyers of Washington DC, in Super Lawyers for Washington D.C., in a number of editions of Who’s Who, and has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbel, a peer rating for the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards.

Gregg is a graduate of Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati School of Law where he studied under Dean Roscoe Barrow, primary author of the seminal study Network Broadcasting, commissioned by the U.S. Senate in the late 1950s and known as the Barrow Report.


Past Team Leader, Communications Legal Team, Womble Bond Dickinson, LLP, Washington, D.C.

Managing Partner, Pepper & Corazzini, LLP, Washington, D.C.

Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

Acting General Counsel, Office of Telecommunications Policy, Executive Office of the President.

Teaching Experience
Professorial Lecturer, Telecommunications Law, George Washington University Graduate School, 1978-1983.




Ohio, Inactive
Virginia Bar
District of Columbia Bar
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court



University of Cincinnati College of Law J.D. 1969

Ohio State University B.S. 1966


2022  Best Lawyers – Communications Law

2022 AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell DC/Metro Top Rated Lawyer

2021 – 2022  Legal 500 Recommended Attorney – Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional

2021 – 2022 Legal 500 Recommended Attorney – Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory

2020-2021  Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Communications Law

2014 – 2019 Super Lawyers Honoree in Communications, Media and Advertising, Business/Corporate

Washington D.C. Super Lawyers magazine (Thomson Reuters)

Washington Post editions of Legal Leaders of Washington, in Top Rated Lawyers of Washington DC

2003 Corporate Leadership Award from the Missouri Broadcasters Association

2003 Distinguished Service Award — Inducted into the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame Click Here: Hall of Fame

2004 Friend of Missouri Broadcasters Award, by the Missouri Broadcasters Association

Listed in Marquis Who’s Who and Who’s Who in American Law

Lawyer Rankings

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

Washington DC-based boutique Telecommunications Law Professionals works across the sector, representing regional broadcasters, industry associations, tower and satellite companies, and venture capital in a range of matters before the FCC and other local, state, and federal regulatory bodies. The team has a strong track record in telecoms infrastructure, working on mandates across wireless and fiber, and also works on more cutting-edge issues, such as a space-based cellular broadband network servicing unmodified handhelds. Managing partner Michael Lazarus works alongside founding partner Carl Northrop, who brings his extensive experience working on complex matters covering the full scope of the industry. Other lawyers of note include Dennis Corbett, who has litigation experience representing both traditional broadcasters and more cutting-edge wireless and tech clients; and Gregg Skall, who has represented a range of radio and television broadcasting associations before the FCC and Congress.