David D. Burns

David Burns is a counsel in the law firm’s Communications practice and is located in the Washington, DC office. He has represented clients in the communications industry, with a focus on broadcast and media, in a wide range of transactional and regulatory matters for over 20 years.

Mr. Burns is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financing transactions, content distribution agreements, and other transactions involving the communications industry. In his regulatory practice, he represents clients before the FCC with respect to applications, administrative litigation, rulemaking proceedings, investigations and general compliance matters. He also advises banks, venture capital and private equity funds, underwriters and other financial industry clients regarding transactional, valuation, regulatory and risk issues with respect to investments in the communications industry.

Prior to joining Pillsbury, Mr. Burns was a counsel at Latham & Watkins LLP.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Communications
Law School University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.,1988)
Admitted Year 3825
Education University of Florida (B.A.,1982)
Bar Member / Association Virginia State Bar Association,District of Columbia Bar
Most recent firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-burns-6b7b4611
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