Michael G. Jones

Counsel

Washington
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
1875 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1238
T 202 303 1141
F 202 303 2141
mjoneswillkie.com

Michael G. Jones is a counsel in the Communications, Media & Privacy Department, focusing on regulatory transactional, corporate, and FCC policy matters.  Mike regularly advises private and publicly traded telecommunications and media companies, including wireline, mobile and fixed wireless, satellite, cable, broadcast, and programmers.  Mike also advises private equity firms, hedge funds, insurance companies, and large and small investors concerning investment in telecommunications and media companies, and he advises foreign investors and telecom providers with respect to U.S. entry requirements.

Mike has significant experience advising clients on transactional matters before the FCC, Team Telecom, the Department of Justice, and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) with respect to transaction structure, due diligence, negotiations, and filing and prosecuting applications for governmental approval, among others.

Mike also has extensive experience advising clients on regulatory compliance matters and rulemakings before the FCC, including the following areas: spectrum allocation, licensing and auction issues; ownership limits and competition policy; proposed merger proceedings; and enforcement investigations and proceedings.

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Michael G. Jones is a counsel in the Communications, Media & Privacy Department, focusing on regulatory transactional, corporate, and FCC policy matters.  Mike regularly advises private and publicly traded telecommunications and media companies, including wireline, mobile and fixed wireless, satellite, cable, broadcast, and programmers.  Mike also advises private equity firms, hedge funds, insurance companies, and large and small investors concerning investment in telecommunications and media companies, and he advises foreign investors and telecom providers with respect to U.S. entry requirements.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Advising Comcast and SpectrumCo with regard to the sale of AWS spectrum licenses to Verizon Wireless
  • Advising Comcast in its acquisition of a controlling interest in NBCUniversal
  • Advising Time Warner Inc. regarding the spin-off of Time Warner Cable
  • Representing Loral Skynet in its acquisition by Telesat Canada
  • Advising América Móvil, SAB de C.V. in its acquisition of Telecomunicaciones de Puerto Rico (TELPRI)

Selected Professional and Business Activities

Mike is a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association. 

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