Dow Lohnes litigators have a particular expertise in complex communications and media litigation, representing clients throughout the United States in trial and appellate courts and before administrative agencies in cases involving broadcast, cable, wireless, telecommunications, and Internet issues. Dow Lohnes litigators represent companies on a broad range of disputes relating to media transactions, corporate governance, communications standards, open access, radio and television affiliation agreements, syndication rights, wireless license rights, spectrum auctions and spectrum allocations, as well issues relating to broadcast retransmissions and other copyright disputes. Its litigators also represent clients defending class action suits arising under communications statutes or involving media-related claims.
Dow Lohnes litigators also represent many companies and individuals in connection with FCC and state administrative litigation and enforcement actions involving regulatory issues such as Universal Service, interconnection, and spectrum auctions. Dow Lohnes litigators work with the firm’s communications attorneys in proceedings before the FCC and represent clients in connection with appeals of FCC actions to the United States Circuit Courts of Appeal.