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Michael D. Hurwitz

Michael D. Hurwitz

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Michael Hurwitz is a partner in the Communications & Media Department at Willkie Farr & Gallagher in Washington, DC.

Michael’s focus includes FCC regulatory policy for communications and media companies, regulatory review of mergers and acquisitions, and Internet- and programming-related litigation, arbitrations, and appeals of agency orders.

Michael has participated in FCC rulemakings relating to net neutrality, online video, program carriage, program access, video competition, broadband network infrastructure, and media ownership.  Michael also advises communications and media companies on regulatory compliance issues.

Michael has represented companies in the following matters:

  • FCC review of the acquisition by Comcast of a majority stake in NBCUniversal
  • Word Network program carriage complaint against Comcast
  • Liberman Broadcasting program carriage complaint against Comcast
  • Project Concord online programming arbitration against NBCUniversal
  • Tennis Channel program carriage complaint against Comcast
  • WaveDivision Holdings program access complaint against CSN-California and CSN-Bay Area
  • DirecTV program access arbitration against CSN-New England
  • Mid-Atlantic Sports Network program carriage complaint against Comcast
  • NFL Network program carriage complaint against Comcast
Herring Broadcasting program carriage complaint against Comcast
Michael D. Hurwitz is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Comments of Comcast Corporation and NBCUniversal Media, LLC, In Re: Promoting the Availability of Diverse and Independent Sources of Video Programming, MB Docket No. 16-41 (January 26, 2017) - Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2017, Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes - Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Friday, April 13, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes - What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes, Friday, April 13, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes - What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes, Friday, April 13, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes - What the FCC’s recent GSN decision – and anticipated responses to pending complaints – means for program carriage disputes, Friday, April 13, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, New York, NY
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