Telecommunications and Media

Staying on the leading edge of legal and regulatory developments in telecom and media is important as these industries change so quickly.

Since the early days of FCC regulation, we have specialized in communications law, and we have been at the forefront of virtually every major development, as analog technologies transitioned to digital, and the internet became the most powerful communications tool in history.  We have expanded our capabilities to meet the evolution of these industries, always maintaining our bedrock traditions: excellence in legal services; unparalleled insight on regulatory policy issues; and determined representation in operational and transactional matters. 

Many of our attorneys have held senior positions at the Federal Communications Commission, other executive branch agencies, and Congressional oversight committees, as well as in corporate in-house positions.  In our work with large and small companies, industry associations, equipment manufacturers, and others in the telecom and media industries, we help clients see over the horizon so they can prepare for inevitable challenges and be ready to take advantage of transformative opportunities.  

Our focus and depth of knowledge in telecommunications and media has earned WBK recognition by U.S. News-Best Lawyers as the Law Firm of the Year in communications law five times in the nine years that honor has been awarded – including twice in a row (2018 and 2019), and most recently in 2021. 

Law Firm of the Year in Communications Law for 2021 by U.S. News


Tier 1 ranking in both Communications Law and Media Law (both nationally and regionally)


Ranked Regional Tier 1 for Communications Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer has unparalleled expertise in communications—and a very client-friendly, cost-effective approach. You know they are in your corner. We have a long-standing relationship with the firm that has been extremely beneficial to our company.