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Maureen R. Jeffreys

Maureen R. Jeffreys

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Maureen Jeffreys is chair of the firm's Telecommunications, Internet, and Media practice. She provides regulatory, transactional, and litigation counseling to wireline, wireless, video, media, and Internet clients. She represents these clients before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and elsewhere. She assists communications clients in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Jeffreys provides strategic counseling on federal policy developments, including cutting edge developments in spectrum policy, Open Internet, mobile health, and telemarketing. She advises clients regarding federal and state regulatory implications of innovative communications products and services. Her representation of media clients focuses on federal regulatory compliance, including obtaining approval for mergers, advising public broadcasters on the unique regulatory issues they face, and counseling on such issues as indecency, equal employment opportunity, political broadcasts, and cable carriage requirements.

Experience

Telecommunications, Internet, and Media

  • AT&T Inc.'s FCC counsel in its 2015 acquisition of DIRECTV.
  • Harris Corporation on telecommunications regulatory issues in its 2015 acquisition of Exelis Inc.
  • AT&T Inc. (formerly SBC) with every major telecommunications merger since joining the firm in 2001.
  • National cable company in complex local administrative proceedings and related federal litigation in order to obtain cable franchise renewals.
  • Television and radio stations in enforcement proceedings before the FCC.
  • Broadcast stations on the complex regulatory requirements related to the 2009 transition to digital television.
  • Foreign carrier on application of requirements of the US Universal Service Fund (USF) requirements.
  • Manufacturers in FCC enforcement proceedings involving FCC equipment authorization requirements.
  • Foreign clients on US communications laws.

Recognition

  • Chambers USA 2014-2016
    Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite (DC)
  • Washington, DC Super Lawyers 2016
    Communications
  • The Legal 500 US 2013-2015
    Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory
  • Washington, DC Super Lawyers 2014
    "Rising Star" for Communications

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, Federal Communications Bar Association

Areas of Focus

  • Telecommunications, Internet, and Media
  • Media and Entertainment

Education

  • JD, American University, Washington College of Law, 2000
  • BA, Journalism, American University, 1996

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
Maureen R. Jeffreys is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Lessons Learned From Recent Proposed Industry Mergers - Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2017, Wednesday, April 05, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Lessons Learned From Recent Proposed Industry Mergers - Lessons Learned From Recent Proposed Industry Mergers , Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Lessons Learned From Recent Proposed Industry Mergers - Lessons Learned From Recent Proposed Industry Mergers , Wednesday, April 05, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Lessons Learned From Recent Proposed Industry Mergers - Lessons Learned From Recent Proposed Industry Mergers , Wednesday, April 05, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2017, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, New York, NY
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