The granddaughter of a former local newscaster in the Washington, D.C. area, Emilie has broadcasting in her blood. Now she spends her days helping broadcast, media, and communications companies, large and small, navigate the complex and ever-evolving FCC regulatory and policy landscape.
Emilie provides strategic advice and compliance-oriented analysis on a broad range of matters before the FCC and other agencies, with particular expertise on the day-to-day regulatory and legal issues confronting broadcasters and media companies. This includes licensing and compliance, FCC aspects of transactions, broadcast ownership, and advertising issues, among others. Emilie also keeps clients in a variety of sectors abreast of current policy issues that may implicate their businesses and has represented media, telecommunications, wireless clients in various agency rulemakings and enforcement matters, including on broadcast regulatory issues, spectrum policy, and issues affecting the video marketplace and emerging technologies like the Internet of Things. Emilie has also helped guide clients grappling with emerging legal and policy issues in the U.S. and abroad related to privacy, data security, and consumer protection.
Emilie gained valuable insight through a secondment at a client company. She also draws upon experience developed through several clerkships at the FCC and FTC during law school.
- Advises radio and television station licensees on FCC matters, including licensing, facilities modifications, transactions, EEO, and advertising.
- Assists clients in developing strategy for and drafting comments and other written submissions on a variety of issues in complex proceedings before the FCC, FTC, and NTIA.
- Represents clients in FCC enforcement proceedings on a range of telecommunications, privacy, media, and consumer protection issues.
- Counsels telecommunications and mass media clients on compliance with federal regulatory obligations.
- Worked in-house on a three-month secondment, focusing on privacy, cybersecurity, and broadband/pay-TV market structure issues.
- Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Communications Law (2021, 2022)
- Member, Federal Communications Bar Association
- Member, Women’s Bar Association
- Former Managing Editor, CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Policy
- Co-author, What Do Broadcasters and Media Companies Need to Know About the GDPR?, Broadcast Law Blog (June 15, 2018)
- Co-author, The New FAA Rules Signal Takeoff for Drone Startups, 1776 Blog (July 20, 2016)
Speeches and Presentations
Participated in 2016 Aspen Institute Roundtable on Spectrum Policy (October 2016)