Adam D. Krinsky, Partner, Management Committee Member

Long Bio  |   Adam D. Krinsky advises communications providers, equipment manufacturers, and trade associations on strategic, policy, and legal matters and represents their interests before the Federal Communications Commission and the Executive Branch.  His practice principally focuses on wireless, broadband, satellite, and competition policy issues.

Adam joined Wilkinson Barker after five years at the FCC, where he held several senior positions.  From 1999-2001, he served as Legal Advisor and then Senior Legal Advisor to FCC Commissioner Gloria Tristani.  In that capacity, he advised the Commissioner on spectrum-related matters, including wireless and emerging technologies, international telecommunications, and satellite issues.  Later, he served as Special Counsel to the FCC’s General Counsel, focusing on broadband policy and spectrum matters, as well as homeland security issues.  Adam began his career at the FCC in the International Bureau, where he served first as an attorney and then as Senior Legal Advisor to the Bureau Chief.  In that capacity, he provided counsel on WTO implementation, foreign market-entry issues, and Internet-related matters.  Prior to joining the FCC, Adam practiced telecommunications law in the Washington, DC office of an international law firm.

Member, Federal Communications Bar Association

Co-Chair, Federal Communications Bar Association’s Wireless Telecommunications Practice Committee

Co-Chair, Federal Communications Bar Association’s Annual Communications Law 101 Seminar

Featured in Legal 500 US 2011, Telecoms & Broadcast Regulatory

Washington, DC Super Lawyer 2013-2019

Recipient, Best Lawyers - Communications Law — 2020



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District of Columbia, 1997
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1995


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1995
A.B., Brown University, 1988, with honors


Broadband & IP-Enabled Services
Communications & Video Accessibility
International & Satellite Communications
Internet of Things
Network & Consumer Equipment
Privacy, Data Protection & Cybersecurity
Wireless Communications
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