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Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

2 National Rankings & 5 Metro Rankings | Website

Significant Matters

  • Provided FCC regulatory assistance to Verizon in its acquisition (consummated in February 2014) of Vodafone’s 45% interest in Verizon Wireless, reportedly the third largest corporate transaction ever.
  • Assisted Frontier Communications Corporation (the 6th largest local exchange carrier in the U.S.) in successfully obtaining the FCC and state regulatory approvals needed for its $2 billion acquisition of The Southern New England Telephone Company (SNET) from AT&T. 
  • Regulatory counsel for NBCU in the 2011 transaction transferring control of NBCU to Comcast.
  • Represented Hubbard Radio in the acquisition of 16 radio stations in Minnesota from Omni Broadcasting in 2015.  The Firm also assisted Hubbard Radio in a major refinancing with lenders in 2015.