Keenan P. Adamchak

Of Counsel
Office Washington DC

Keenan advises broadcast and telecommunications clients on a range of regulatory, transactional, and appellate matters. He represents both radio and television broadcasters before the FCC on concerns involving license renewals, auctions, transaction approvals, enforcement, and other regulatory compliance questions. He also counsels wireless, VoIP, and telecommunications providers before the FCC and state public service commissions on a variety of regulatory issues including licensing, transaction approvals, and other regulatory matters. In addition, Keenan has represented both broadcasters and telecommunications service providers before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Representative Engagements

Advises and represents television and radio broadcasters on compliance with FCC licensing, regulatory, and reporting obligations.

Advises and represents television and radio broadcasters on complex regulatory and contractual matters involving the purchase and sale of stations and corporate reorganizations requiring FCC approval including foreign ownership approval.

Assisted several clients in securing consent decrees with the FCC by creating compliance plans in lieu of financial penalties.

Represented broadcasters and telecommunications service providers in several proceedings in federal appellate court and before the FCC.

Advises and represents wireless/wireline telecommunications and VoIP service providers on compliance with FCC and state licensing, regulatory, tax, and reporting obligations.

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  • Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Communications Law (2024)
  • Member, Federal Communications Bar Association
  • Editor, Federal Communications Law Journal
  • Moot Court
  • Winner – Best Brief, 2014 FCBA Telecommunications Moot Court Competition
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  • “Confusion Uncertainty and Fear:  How the FCC’s Unchecked Destruction of the Contamination Theory through Adjudications is Harming Carriers, Competition, Consumers and Investment,” Federal Communications Law Journal (Fall 2016).
  • “The United States,” International Telecommunications Law (2014).
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Pro Bono and Volunteer Projects
  • 2022 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll Recipient
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Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2014
  • B.A., College of William and Mary, 2007