Contributors

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Carri Bennet

Carri’s experience spans all aspects of communications law and policy. In 1995 she became a founding member of Bennet & Bennet, which is now part of Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP. Carri has provided expert testimony to the FCC and Congress on rural wireless issues and speaks regularly at industry trade shows and legal seminars. Carri serves as General Counsel to the Rural Wireless Association.

 

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Michael Bennet

Michael is the editor of Rural Spectrum Scanner and a founding member of Bennet & Bennet, which is now part of Womble Bond (US) LLP. Michael has more than 30 years of experience serving wireline, wireless and broadband telecommunications carriers. He guides clients through all aspects of regulatory compliance, including structuring business transactions that comply with federal and state regulations.

 

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Erin Fitzgerald

Erin assists clients with wireline, wireless and broadband issues. Erin serves as Assistant Regulatory Counsel to the Rural Wireless Association.

 

 

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Howard Shapiro

Howard has more than 35 years’ experience in the cable and video programming industries and has practiced law in the larger telecommunications industry since 1990. He has represented cable television companies, multichannel video programming providers and local franchising authorities on regulatory and transactional matters.

 

Bob Silverman

Robert Silverman

Bob’s practice focuses on wireless licensing, universal service, and privacy and data protection. Bob has counseled clients on license matters in various wireless services, including Broadband Radio Service and Educational Broadband Service, spectrum transactions, universal service matters and enforcement actions.

 

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Marjorie Spivak

Marjorie concentrates on the representation of broadband, cellular, paging, Specialized Mobile Radio (SMR), tower siting companies and private and common carriers before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and state regulatory agencies.

 

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Daryl Zakov

Daryl assists clients with transactional matters and spectrum acquisition issues. Daryl serves as Assistant General Counsel to the Rural Wireless Association.