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Kathleen A. Kirby

Kathleen A. Kirby

Wiley Rein LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Kathy is a Partner with Wiley Rein LLP Washington, DC, Co-Chair of the firm’s Telecom Media and Technology practice, and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.  A former radio broadcaster, she represents media clients, including major radio and television group owners and programming networks, on a host of business and transactional issues as well as regulatory matters before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Congress. Long time counsel to the Radio Television Digital News Association, she has additional expertise in newsgathering, content regulation, and First Amendment issues.

Kathy obtained her J.D. degree as a Dean’s Scholar from the Catholic University of America, where she served as Executive Editor of the Catholic University Law Review. She received her bachelor’s degree in accounting and marketing from the University of Virginia, where she was selected for Lawn Residence on the basis of leadership and academic merit, and was instrumental in founding one of the country’s first student-owned and operated commercial radio stations.  Kathy serves on the Media Institute’s First Amendment Advisory Council, and has held various leadership positions in the Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) and the American Bar Association’s Forum on Communications Law.

Kathleen A. Kirby is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Communications Law 2016 (September 2016) - Communications Law in the Digital Age 2016, Thursday, November 10, 2016
Communications Law 2016 (September 2016) - Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation (34th Annual), Monday, December 05, 2016
Communications Law 2017 (September 2017) - Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Thursday, November 09, 2017
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