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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 of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Washington, D.C. Mr. Hurwitz’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. Mr. Hurwitz has participated in FCC rulemakings relating to net neutrality, online video, program carriage, program access, and media ownership. Mr. Hurwitz also advises communications and media companies on regulatory compliance issues.

SELECTED SIGNIFICANT MATTERS

Mr. Hurwitz has represented companies in the following matters:

  • FCC review of the proposed acquisition by Comcast of Time Warner Cable and related transactions
  • FCC review of the acquisition by Comcast of a majority stake in NBCUniversal from GE
  • 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 d/b/a WealthTV program carriage complaint against Comcast

BAR ADMISSIONS

Mr. Hurwitz is admitted to the Bars of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

EDUCATION

Georgetown University Law Center
JD, 2006

Yale University MA, 2001

University of Chicago BA, 1997

Michael D. Hurwitz is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Limits of Program Carriage Rules - Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2017, Wednesday, April 05, 2017
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
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Limits of Program Carriage Rules - Limits of Program Carriage Rules , Wednesday, April 05, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Limits of Program Carriage Rules - Limits of Program Carriage Rules , 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
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Boston, MA
Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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