Danielle J. Burt

Danielle Burt advises clients on communications regulatory issues, including transactions, licensing, and TMT rules and policies. She represents clients before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), all 51 State Public Utility Commissions (PUCs), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and local and municipal county governments. Her clients include domestic and international voice and data carriers; cable television, open video system (OVS) and other multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs); financial institutions; payphone providers; and VoIP, wireless, and broadband service providers.

Danielle’s practice involves:

Counseling on transaction issues and securing necessary FCC, State PUC, DOJ, and local government approvals for mergers, transfers of control, assets sales, reorganizations and financing transactions, including those involving foreign investment.
Assisting clients to obtain FCC and State PUC licenses to provide domestic and international long distance service, competitive local exchange service, wireless service, and satellite service.
Advising and representing clients on FCC and State PUC compliance and enforcement issues.
Advising clients on federal government broadband funding programs rules and policies.
Counseling on rights-of-way, pole attachment and franchise agreements for construction of telecommunications and MVPD network and facilities.
Advocating pro-competitive regulatory rules and policies at the FCC and State PUCs.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Entertainment, 2) Media and Communications, 3) Mergers and Acquisitions, 4) Telecommunications and 5) Media and Technology
Law School Syracuse University College of Law, J.D, 2002
Admitted Year 1996
Education Syracuse University, M.S., 2002
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bingham McCutchen LLP
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