Keenan P. Adamchak

Associate

Washington, D.C.
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Overview

Keenan Adamchak advises broadcast and telecommunications clients on a range of regulatory, transactional and appellate matters. He represents both radio and television broadcasters before the FCC on concerns involving license renewals, auctions, transaction approvals, enforcement and other regulatory compliance questions. He also counsels wireless providers before the FCC on a variety of regulatory issues, including licensing and transaction approvals.

In addition, Keenan has worked on appellate matters before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that include intercarrier compensation, auctions, universal service and merger approvals.

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  • Advises and represents television and radio broadcasters on compliance with FCC licensing, regulatory and reporting obligations.
  • Advises and represents television and radio broadcasters on complex regulatory and contractual matters involving the purchase and sale of stations and corporate reorganizations requiring FCC approval, including foreign ownership approval.
  • Assisted several clients in securing consent decrees with the FCC by creating compliance plans in lieu of financial penalties.
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Experience

  • Advises and represents television and radio broadcasters on compliance with FCC licensing, regulatory and reporting obligations.
  • Advises and represents television and radio broadcasters on complex regulatory and contractual matters involving the purchase and sale of stations and corporate reorganizations requiring FCC approval, including foreign ownership approval.
  • Assisted several clients in securing consent decrees with the FCC by creating compliance plans in lieu of financial penalties.
  • Represents telecommunications service providers in several proceedings in federal appellate court and before the FCC.
  • Advises and represents wireless/wireline telecommunications and VoIP service providers on compliance with FCC and state licensing, regulatory, tax and reporting obligations.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America® 
    • “Ones to Watch” District of Columbia: Communications Law (2023)

Memberships

  • Federal Communications Bar Association

Prior Positions

  • Acting Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn: Law Clerk (2013)

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2014; Notes Editor, The Federal Communications Law Journal
  • B.A., College of William and Mary, 2007