Matthew Johnson

Associate

Washington
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
1875 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1238
T 202 303 1218
F 202 303 2218
mjohnsonwillkie.com

Matthew Johnson is an associate in the Communications & Media practice group. His practice focuses on communications and technology law and policy, in advocacy before the Federal Communications Commission, as well as state public utility commissions, state and local franchising authorities, and courts. He advises communications service providers and equipment manufacturers on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters, including regulation of broadband, cable television, and other communications services, cable franchising, communications infrastructure policy, spectrum policy, competition policy, and appellate review of agency decisions.

Matthew Johnson is an associate in the Communications & Media practice group. His practice focuses on communications and technology law and policy, in advocacy before the Federal Communications Commission, as well as state public utility commissions, state and local franchising authorities, and courts. He advises communications service providers and equipment manufacturers on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters, including regulation of broadband, cable television, and other communications services, cable franchising, communications infrastructure policy, spectrum policy, competition policy, and appellate review of agency decisions.

Selected Significant Matters

Matthew has advised on the following significant matters:

  • Representing Comcast Corporation in FCC rulemakings on broadband regulation, infrastructure deployment policy, preemption of state and local regulatory authority, cable franchising, reallocation and sharing of spectrum for wireless voice and broadband services, and other issues

  • Representing Comcast Corporation in various cable franchising and related matters before state and local regulatory bodies, including in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia.

  • Representing Comcast Corporation before the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon in litigation regarding the imposition of right-of-way fees on broadband services

  • Representing Peacock TV, LLC before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois in litigation regarding the imposition of right-of-way fees on Internet-based video streaming services

  • Representing NBCUniversal Media, LLC in FCC rulemaking regarding reimbursement of costs imposed by the reallocation of spectrum used for terrestrial weather radar operations

  • Representing NCTA – The Internet & Television Association in FCC rulemakings on cable franchising issues and reallocation and sharing of spectrum for wireless voice and Internet services

  • Representing CommScope Inc. in FCC rulemaking on federal regulation of Internet services

  • Advising various communications technology equipment manufacturers on a range of regulatory and competition issues