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Jonathan P. Garvin


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Jonathan focuses his practice on a wide range of legal challenges facing technology and communications companies.  He regularly advises industry members on regulatory, legislative, and transactional matters.  Jonathan has experience representing wireless, broadband, media, and cable industry clients in complex regulatory proceedings and investigations before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  In addition, he counsels companies in a variety of industries, such as telecommunications, health care, and public utilities, on Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and robocalling/texting compliance issues. 

Jonathan is also involved in the firm’s Communications Infrastructure Litigation Practice.  Representing clients before federal and state courts on matters involving both wireless and wireline facilities deployment.  

Jonathan brings FCC experience and insight to his engagements with the firm’s clients. He began his legal career in the FCC Attorney Honors Program as an Attorney-Advisor in the Enforcement Bureau’s Spectrum Enforcement Division, where he investigated and resolved rules violations and complaints.

Jonathan was also detailed to the FCC Office of the Enforcement Bureau Chief, where as Acting Legal Advisor, he provided legal and procedural advice to Bureau management, guided Enforcement Bureau actions through FCC processes, and served as a liaison to the offices of the Chairman and Commissioners.

During law school, Jonathan served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Stephanie M. Rose of the Southern District of Iowa. In addition, he was a law clerk on the United States Senate’s Committee on the Judiciary and worked as a student attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

Jonathan has been active in the firm’s pro bono practice representing juveniles in immigration matters.


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  • Member, Federal Communications Bar Association
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