Education

  • Georgetown University (JD)
  • Brown University (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Craig provides a variety of legal, regulatory, transactional, and strategic advice to communications and information technology companies and investors.

Craig represents many regulated communications providers, most prominently cable operators and broadband Internet service providers. He also has extensive experience representing a wide array of other regulated communications entities such as video programmers, broadcasters, satellite providers, and wireless/wireline telecommunications providers. Craig regularly represents such companies in:

  • Advising on regulatory compliance issues.
  • Enforcement, rulemaking, adjudicatory and transactional proceedings before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), state public utility commissions (PUCs), and federal and state courts.
  • Negotiating video programming content agreements and broadcaster retransmission consent agreements.
  • Responding to broadcaster carriage and channel placement complaints.
  • Interactions with state and local governments, including local franchising, state authorizations, compliance audits and enforcement proceedings.
  • Negotiating and drafting utility pole attachments and right-of-way agreements.
  • Negotiating fiber lease and IRU agreements.
  • Negotiating and drafting complex technology, licensing, service and partner agreements, and other sophisticated contractual arrangements.
  • Regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions and financings.

Craig also regularly provides transactional and strategic advice to information technology firms. Craig represents such companies in:

  • Providing general corporate and strategic advice.
  • Negotiating and drafting complex information technology service, licensing, co-marketing, cloud services and partnership agreements.
  • Transactional support.
  • Managing corporate compliance programs.

Craig has served as general counsel and regulatory counsel for several firms.

Finally, Craig represents investment and private equity companies, providing transactional and compliance support to ensure that both their acquisitions and their ongoing investments fully comply with regulatory requirements.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Recommended by The Legal 500 United States for Telecom & Broadcast: Regulatory (2017)