Cheryl A. Tritt, Senior Counsel

Long Bio  |   Cheryl Tritt joined the firm in March 2010 with expertise in offering counsel to a wide range of communications companies, focusing specifically on wireless, satellite, local competition, broadband, and Internet and VoIP technology.  She advises clients on the regulatory implications of various transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions, stock spin-offs, and new business ventures, and has assisted international organizations, including some of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, in addressing the U.S. regulatory processes necessary for entry into new markets, including U.S. interagency reviews before the FCC, the U.S. Department of Justice, and others. 

The Legal Times recently identified Ms. Tritt as one of the top ten Leading Communications Lawyers in the Washington region.  She was listed in Euromoney Legal Media Group’s “The Best of the Best” and was recognized in 2007 and 2009 in Washingtonian magazine as one of Washington's top communications lawyers.  She has also been featured in Legal 500 US 2011, Telecoms & Broadcast Regulatory and named one of the Top 50 Women Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers® 2010.  Ms. Tritt served as Chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s Common Carrier Bureau (now the Wireline Competition Bureau), testifying before Congress on the state of competition in the wireless marketplace and regulatory issues affecting wireless carriers.  She also was Telecommunications Advisor to FCC Chairman Alfred C. Sikes.  Prior to joining the FCC, Ms. Tritt served as Assistant Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, and Executive Assistant to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, at GTE Corp.

Recipient, Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Named to The Best Lawyers in America ©  (Communications Law) 2006-2020

Washington, DC Super Lawyer 2007-2019



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J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 1976, cum laude
M.S., Northwestern University, 1970
B.S., University of Nebraska, 1969, cum laude


Broadband & IP-Enabled Services
Corporate & Commercial Transactions
International & Satellite Communications
Wired Communications
Wireless Communications
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