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Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

3 National Rankings & 5 Metro Rankings | Website

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Communications Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer is the principal law firm that NBCUniversal works with on FCC regulatory matters involving the company's broadcast business. The firm's regulatory attorneys who work on NBCU matters are exceptionally well-qualified to advise on the myriad of regulations applicable to broadcast licensees. They are also very responsive. When I reach out for assistance, I can count on hearing back from them almost immediately, either with an answer to my question or, if the matter requires further research, with a firm timeline for a substantive response, and they always deliver on time. They also make a point of understanding our business and calling to our attention developments at the FCC and elsewhere that may have an impact on our business. They are unfailingly pleasant to work with; no matter how much work we pile on them or how unreasonable our demands may be, and they are very cost-conscious and cost-effective. Even though we are a large company, they are very careful and conservative in their billing practices, which we very much appreciate.

Communications Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer is a premier communications law firm. They are not only highly skilled lawyers, but also provide exceptional insight into the FCC's inner workings. We particularly appreciate their practical approach and willingness to do what it takes to meet our sometimes totally unreasonable time lines. I would also note that the firm has been among the leaders in the Federal Communications Bar Association. We believe that the firm's bar, civic and educational activities provide them with valuable visibility in the broadcasting community which, in turn, serves their client's well. The firm delivers great results, cost-effectively, and we greatly appreciate their counsel.

David A. Jones HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.

Communications Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer is a unique firm -- they have unparalleled expertise in communications and they combine that with a very client-friendly, cost-effective approach. The management and individual lawyers also lend a personal touch that makes a difference. You know they are in your corner and not just looking for the next project or the next client that will pay more. This sets them apart from the usual law firm. We have had a long-standing relationship with the firm and it has been extremely beneficial to our company. I highly recommend their work.

Kathleen Grillo Verizon Communications

Communications Law

The quality of Wilkinson Barker Knauer's work is superlative. Their judgment and passion for their clients is unparalleled.

Jeffrey Blum DISH Network LLC

Communications Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer is the best telecom and tech firm in the country.

Communications Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer is a top-tier communications firm. They have great people, great advice, and great fee structure--what's not to like?

Communications Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer understands not just how to comply with communications regulations and how to advocate for changes in regulations, but also how to engage strategically in order to understand the motivations and influence the reasoning of regulators. They are indispensable.

John Godfrey Samsung Information Systems America

Communications Law

These folks do top-notch work, and Brian Tramont at Wilkinson Barker Knauer is truly the dean of the FCC bar. There is simply no better lawyer for FCC matters than him.

Stanton Dodge

Communications Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer is a stellar DC telecom practice. Their attorneys are knowledgeable, thoughtful, and always prepared. They understand the bigger picture and always have their pulse on the moving parts on an issue. I highly recommend WBK.

Communications Law

I have worked with Doc Bodensteiner of Wilkinson Barker Knauer on many deals over the years and have always been impressed with Doc's work, timeliness, and quality counseling. Doc is a true expert in his field and a very pleasant person to deal with. I have also sought the legal advice of David Oxenford on several matters and was, likewise, quite pleased with the quality and timeliness of his work.

Communications Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer is one of the best firms in Washington, DC!

Communications Law

I have been working with Wilkinson Barker Knauer for almost 15 years and have used their services for a broad variety of projects over the years – including advice work and representation in FCC and court proceedings of different types. In the last twelve months or so, by happenstance, my needs have primarily been advice work. I am an in-house lawyer for a large telecommunications company responsible for providing advice and other legal support regarding a broad variety of subject areas generally falling in the field of federal telecommunications law. My company’s legal work is technically and legally complex and fast-moving. It often entails issues arising on the cutting edge of federal telecommunications law and gray areas of law. I don’t have the time or resources to educate lawyers on issues and often need quick insights on time-sensitive projects critical to my business’ operation. The last twelve months have been no exception as I have frequently utilized Wilkinson Barker Knauer lawyers to help me navigate this territory. In my view, Wilkinson Barker Knauer is the law firm par excellence in this area. They are unmatched in terms of the swath of territory across which they can present lawyers with not only the necessary substantive legal expertise but also a broad variety of real world, hands-on business and/or regulator experience that increases their value mightily. Also, these lawyers invariably match this expertise with a consistent sense of professionalism (timeliness, attention to detail, appreciation for cost limitations, etc.) and personal demeanor (warm, friendly, easy to work with, etc.) that regularly bring the whole package that an in-house lawyer is looking for on a regular basis.

Communications Law

Point Broadcasting LLC is a relatively small regional radio broadcasting company that operates about 28 stations in California. Although small, we have many developmental projects in progress at any given time that we work with Wilkinson Barker Knauer on, as well as the usual ongoing operational and compliance issues. The partners and staff at Wilkinson Barker Knauer are remarkable for staying on top of theses projects and regulatory issues for us. It is not unusual for many of our projects to run on very tight schedules and push up against hard deadlines. Wilkinson Barker Knauer never fails to deliver on time on behalf.

Miles Sexton Point Broadcasting LLC

Energy Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer attorneys have specialized expertise in all areas of telecom/ICT law. They also have connections with anyone in the regulatory/legal community. They are very responsive and provide what you need. They are very easy to work with.

Communications Law

Wilkinson Barker Knauer's talented team is truly the best in the field. They have a deep bench with strong ties to key decision makers and offer strategic counsel to clients to help move our agenda forward. Managing Partner Bryan Tramont is the most connected communications attorney and does a masterful job staying ahead of his clients to share timely, critical information.