Patty is recognized as a specialist in guiding radio and television groups, large and small, in day-to-day FCC regulatory compliance with a common-sense approach. She is an authority in post-incentive auction matters, counseling television stations in channel sharing and transitioning stations to the repacked television band. Broadcasters also seek Patty’s expertise with complex transactions including tackling complex FCC ownership regulations.
The practice of broadcast law is a second career for Patty, following a stint in New York City in the fashion industry.
- FCC counsel to buyers and sellers in multimillion-billion broadcast transactions
- Counsel radio and TV clients in analyzing compliance with the FCC’s multiple ownership rules, including local radio, TV duopoly, newspaper-broadcast cross-ownership, and national audience reach
- Counsel multiple TV clients participating in reverse portion of FCC incentive auction, including relinquishment of stations and implementation of channel sharing arrangements
- Counsel TV clients with all aspects of transitioning stations to repacked channels, including obtaining waivers, extensions, and reimbursement of eligible expenses