Brian W. Higgins

Office Washington DC

Brian W. Higgins has been practicing communications law since 1996 and has extensive experience providing FCC regulatory compliance support to wireless, satellite, cable, paging, and broadcasting companies. He has represented wireless telecommunications companies and licensees before the FCC in a wide variety of matters, including: mergers and acquisitions, licensing and operational compliance, spectrum leasing, commercial transactions, and rulemaking proceedings involving the communications industry generally. In addition, he regularly provides expert advice and analysis concerning spectrum aggregation, frequency allocation and licensing matters, equipment certification, and tower siting and construction issues. Mr. Higgins has substantial experience prosecuting large merger and joint venture transactions before the FCC. He is regularly consulted for his expertise identifying and assessing spectrum leasing and acquisition opportunities.

Representative Engagements
  • Represented numerous clients before the FCC in the acquisition/sale of wireless radio licenses.
  • Negotiated transactions involving acquisition/sale of wireless radio licenses
  • Represented client in nationwide audit of earth station authorizations
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FCBA Access to Government Committee, Co-Chair

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Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Nevada
  • J.D., George Washington University
  • M.A., College of William & Mary
  • B.A., Williamette University