Mike D. Saperstein

Office Washington DC

Mike provides practical advice and effective policy and legal strategies for communications and technology clients. With significant background both as in-house and government counsel, Mike’s perspective allows him to provide insights that broadband infrastructure clients need to run their business efficiently and effectively.

Prior to joining WBK, Mike recently served as Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships for USTelecom—The Broadband Association. Mike’s portfolio included promoting all means of connectivity, including state outreach and data analysis to highlight the broadband industry. In his previous role as Vice President, Policy & Advocacy at USTelecom, Mike worked to develop broadband infrastructure projects like the Federal Communications Commission’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund and other universal service efforts to further the reach of broadband. Mike also served as Vice President, Federal Regulatory, at Frontier Communications. He also has practiced in the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau working in cybersecurity and network resiliency.  He started his legal career as Director, Government Affairs, for the Wireless Infrastructure Association (then PCIA).

Mike received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and earned his J.D. from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, with a certificate from the Communications Law Institute.  Mike and his family can be found cheering on the Irish and running between baseball and soccer games in Alexandria, VA.

  • Member, Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA)
  • Treasurer, FCBA Foundation
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Bar Admissions
  • Maryland
  • Admitted only in Maryland; practice supervised by D.C. Bar Members
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame
  • J.D., Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law