Kenneth C. Howard, Jr., practices primarily in the area of communications law, with emphasis on practice before the Federal Communications Commission. His clients include broadcasters, cable television programmers and telecommunications service providers. Mr. Howard has extensive experience in handling media transactions. His practice includes litigation before the FCC and pursuing legislative relief when regulatory remedies are inadequate.
Mr. Howard came to BakerHostetler in 1986 after serving for more than five years as the legal adviser to former FCC Commissioner James H. Quello. Prior to joining Commissioner Quello's office, Mr. Howard served as a congressional liaison in the FCC's Office of General Counsel. During his tenure as Commissioner Quello's legal adviser, Mr. Howard also served as staff director of the congressionally created Temporary Commission on Alternative Financing for Public Telecommunications.
Since entering private practice, Mr. Howard has served as Chairman of the Law Journal Committee of the Federal Communications Bar Association and as a member of the Law Journal's Editorial Advisory Board. He has served as a Trustee of the Federal Communications Bar Association Foundation and co-chaired that Foundation's Charitable Distributions Committee. Mr. Howard is currently a member of the Pike & Fischer Communications Regulation Advisory Board.
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