Dan provides strategic regulatory and litigation counsel to benefit companies in the communications industry. For nearly 15 years, clients in the cable, broadband, and wireless sectors have relied on Dan’s in-depth industry knowledge and exceptional insight on state and federal laws to help them advance key projects and achieve their business goals.
Collaborative, detailed, and client-focused, Dan approaches each engagement with an eye to the client’s business and culture — developing on-point, practical solutions that dovetail with the company’s unique needs, while anticipating any potential obstacles to success.
He has represented clients in a wide range of regulatory and litigation matters, including handling federal, state, and local communications franchising and deployment issues – achieving numerous victories throughout his career that have enabled communications providers to deploy their networks and facilities.
Recognized as an accomplished litigator, he has not only achieved favorable outcomes that have enabled construction of wireless facilities and the completion of other projects, but has litigated cases that have advanced the Communications Act case law to facilitate future broadband deployment.
Dan routinely uses his deep knowledge of the state and federal laws impacting cable franchising to assist his cable clients with a wide variety of regulatory and compliance issues, and he has played key roles in obtaining required state and local regulatory approvals for several of the largest mergers in the cable industry.
He regularly advises clients on state and federal legislative and administrative developments that may impact their operations and growth strategies.
He has shared his insights on wireless infrastructure deployment to train industry professionals through a podcast series that he co-developed and co-hosted.
In law school, Dan was Articles Editor of the Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal.
- University of Virginia (JD)
- Georgetown University (BS)
Recognition & Awards
- Selected to Washington, D.C. Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters (2014 – 2017)
- Member, Federal Communications Bar Association