Mike Saperstein Joins Wilkinson Barker Knauer as Partner in DC Office

WASHINGTON — Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP (WBK) is pleased to announce that Michael D. Saperstein is joining the firm as a Partner in the Washington, DC, office. Mike joins WBK with an inspiring portfolio, including extensive work in promoting connectivity and broadband infrastructure.

Mike has previously served as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships at USTelecom – The Broadband Association. His work regularly brought him before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), as well as other state regulators. He helped develop and advocated for the execution of the FCC Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, a universal service effort to bridge the digital divide.

Saperstein previously served at the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, as well as in a variety of roles at wireless and wired communications companies.

“Mike has been a friend of the Firm and a client for many years, and we look forward to having him join us,” said Managing Partner Bryan Tramont. “His deep experience in wireline regulation, cybersecurity and infrastructure will be particularly valuable to our clients as they seek to capitalize on this period of unprecedented taxpayer investment in critical broadband networks. Mike’s skills at navigating regulatory thickets, infectious energy and pun-laden humor will no doubt be tremendous assets to our clients and the WBK Team.”

“As a client of the firm throughout my career, I could not be more excited to join the fantastic team at WBK,” added Mike Saperstein. “With so many broadband opportunities and challenges on the horizon, I am thrilled to get to work helping clients navigate their role in the future of communications.”

Mike holds a B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame and received his J.D. from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law with a certificate from the Communications Law Institute.

Additional information about Mike can be found here.