Danielle Burt counsels on communications regulatory issues, including transactions, licensing, and telecommunications, media, and technology rules and policies. She advises clients before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), all 51 State Public Utility Commissions (PUCs), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and local and municipal county governments. Her clients include domestic and international voice and data carriers; cable television, open video system, and other multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs); financial institutions; and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), wireless, and broadband service providers.
Danielle’s practice involves:
Counseling on transaction issues and securing necessary FCC, State PUC, DOJ, and local government approvals for mergers, transfers of control, assets sales, reorganizations, and financing transactions, including those involving foreign investment
Assisting clients to obtain FCC and state PUC licenses to provide domestic and international long distance service, competitive local exchange service, wireless service, and satellite service
Advising and representing clients on FCC and State PUC compliance and enforcement issues
Advising clients on federal government broadband funding programs rules and policies
Counseling on rights-of-way, pole attachment, and franchise agreements for construction of telecommunications and MVPD network and facilities
Advocating pro-competitive regulatory rules and policies at the FCC and State PUCs
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Danielle was part of the corporate practice at another international law firm.
St Bonaventure University, 1999, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude
Syracuse University College of Law, 2002, Juris Doctor, Summa Cum Laude