|[March 01, 2017]
Former FCC Legislative Affairs Deputy Director Sean Conway Joins Wilkinson Barker Knauer
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP is pleased to announce that Sean Conway has
joined the firm. Sean brings over six years of communications regulatory
experience, both in private practice and in various roles at the Federal
Communications Commission (FCC (News - Alert)).
Sean began serving at the FCC as Attorney Advisor in the Wireline
Competition Bureau, where he was one of the lead drafters in a
rulemaking proceeding to modernize the E-rate program. He also served as
Legal Advisor in the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, advising on
policy matters in the wireless industry, including competition,
accessibility, licensing, and spectrum use issues. Most recently, he had
been Deputy Director in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the FCC.
Prior to his time at the FCC, Sean was an attorney at Akin Gump Strauss
Hauer & Feld LLP, as a member of the policy and regulatory practice
group, where he represented clients before Congress, the FCC, the
Federal Trade Commission, and other regulatory agencies. He has also
worked as an attorney for Sol Systems LLC, advocating before state
utility commissions, and as a legal fellow for the Hillary Clinton for
President Exploratory Committee. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Conway was a
legislative aide for then Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.
While attending law school at the University of Virginia, Sean was the
Executive Eitor of Virginia Law Weekly and actively involved in
student organizations. He received a B.A. in history and government from
The College of William & Mary, graduating magna cum laude and
competing as a Division I Track & Field athlete. He is actively involved
in the DC community, coaching a Special Olympics DC basketball team.
Bryan Tramont, Managing Partner of Wilkinson Barker Knauer, said, "We
are excited to have Sean on Team WBK, where his government and private
sector experience, intellect, penchant for teamwork, and can-do attitude
will fit nicely with the culture of the firm. As an added bonus, it is
also widely expected that he will significantly lower the average mile
time on the WBK road running team." Mr. Conway commented, "WBK has a
stellar reputation as a great place to work, and it has a dynamic and
thriving telecommunications practice. I look forward to joining the
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, one of the largest law firms in the nation
dedicated primarily to the practice of communications and energy law, is
ranked as a "first tier" firm by Chambers USA (Telecom, Broadcast, and
Satellite: Regulatory), and Legal 500 (Telecoms and broadcast:
regulatory), and was twice named "Law Firm of the Year" in
communications law by U.S. News - Best Lawyers (2012 & 2014). The firm,
with offices in Washington, D.C. and Denver, Colorado, advises clients
ranging from global Fortune 100 companies to small start-ups in
regulatory, transactional, privacy, consumer protection, intellectual
property, corporate and litigation matters involving all aspects of
communications and energy law, at both the state and federal levels.
Mr. Conway is resident in the firm's Washington, D.C. office and can be
reached at 202-383-3412 and at SConway@wbklaw.com.
Additional information about Mr. Conway can be found at http://www.wbklaw.com/Our_Team/Sean__Conway.
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