Christine M. Crowe, Administrative Partner, Management Committee Member

Long Bio  |   Christine M. Crowe has over 20 years of experience counseling clients in the communications industry on a broad array of transactional, policy and regulatory matters. She has significant transactional expertise, having advised communications companies on mergers and acquisitions, spectrum leasing, financing transactions involving public and private debt and equity offerings, and inter-carrier agreements.

Ms. Crowe advises clients on a variety of policy and regulatory matters affecting the telecommunications industry, including those relating to spectrum allocation and use, spectrum assignment through competitive bidding (auctions), secondary markets, infrastructure deployment, limitations on foreign ownership in FCC licenses, and various FCC reporting and compliance requirements. She co-chairs the Firm’s Tower Siting and Infrastructure practice and works with clients to provide both strategic counsel regarding the development of policies to promote infrastructure deployment and regulatory compliance advice regarding specific facility deployments. She also has extensive experience related to FCC spectrum auctions, compliance with the FCC’s anti-collusion rule, auction procedures, and the complex designated entity (DE) rules, including formation of DE structures and secondary market transactions involving spectrum subject to the DE rules.

Member, Federal Communications Bar Association
    •    Executive Committee
    •    Former Trustee, FCBA Foundation
    •    Former Co-Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee
    •    Former Co-Chair, Transactional Practice Committee
    •    Former Co-Chair, Access to Records Committee

Member, Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia

Recipient, Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Recipient, Best Lawyers - Communications Law — 2020

Christine M. Crowe and Mark D. Schneider, “Major Wireless Policy Developments - September 2009-September 2010.” This article appeared in the 28th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, published by the Practising Law Institute.


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District of Columbia, 1993
Connecticut, 1992
Supreme Court of the United States


J.D. cum laude, George Washington University, 1992
B.A. summa cum laude, University of Rhode Island, 1989


Corporate & Commercial Transactions
Tower Siting & Infrastructure
Wireless Communications
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