Sean T. Conway

Counsel at Wilkinson Barker Knauer , LLP

Location:
1800 M Street, NW Suite 800N, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Company:
Wilkinson Barker Knauer , LLP
HQ Phone:
(202) 783-4141
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Last Updated 12/1/2017

General Information

Employment History

Senator  - New York

Education

B.A.  - history and government , The College of William & Mary

J.D.  - University of Virginia

Affiliations

Legal Advisor To the Chief  - Federal Communications Commission

Attorney Advisor  - Wireline Competition Bureau

Legal Fellow  - Hillary Clinton for President Exploratory Committee

Member  - Federal Communications Bar Association

Associate  - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Attorney  - Sol Systems LLC

Legal Advisor In the Wireless Telecommunications  - The FCC's

Executive Editor  - Virginia Law Review Association

Web References  

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP : Our Team : Sean T. Conway

Sean T. Conway, Of Counsel
Sean Conway advises clients on strategic, policy, and legal matters before the Federal Communications Commission and related Executive Branch agencies. Prior to joining the firm in March of 2017, Mr. Conway served at the FCC as the Deputy Director of the Commission's Office of Legislative Affairs. This capped a two-and-a-half year period during which he also served as a Legal Advisor to the Chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and as an Attorney Advisor in the Wireline Competition Bureau. While in the Wireline Competition Bureau, Mr. Conway was part of the team that modernized the E-rate program, the government's largest educational technology program. Before joining the Commission, Mr. Conway was as an Associate in the Policy and Regulatory Group at an Am Law 100 international law firm and an Associate in a startup solar renewable energy finance firm. Before attending law school, Mr. Conway served for over two years as a Legislative Aide to then-Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP : Announcements

Former FCC Legislative Affairs Deputy Director Sean Conway Joins Wilkinson Barker Knauer - March 1, 2017
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP is pleased to announce that Sean Conway has joined the firm. Sean brings over six years of communications regulatory experience, both in private practice and in various roles at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Read More » More at http://www.wbklaw.com/Our_Team/Sean__Conway »

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Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP : Announcements : Former FCC Legislative Affairs Deputy Director Sean Conway Joins Wilkinson Barker Knauer - March 1, 2017

Former FCC Legislative Affairs Deputy Director Sean Conway Joins Wilkinson Barker Knauer - March 1, 2017
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP is pleased to announce that Sean Conway has joined the firm. Sean brings over six years of communications regulatory experience, both in private practice and in various roles at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Sean began serving at the FCC as Attorney Advisor in the Wireline Competition Bureau, where he was one of the lead drafters in a rulemaking proceeding to modernize the E-rate program. He also served as Legal Advisor in the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, advising on policy matters in the wireless industry, including competition, accessibility, licensing, and spectrum use issues. Most recently, he had been Deputy Director in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the FCC. Prior to his time at the FCC, Sean was an attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, as a member of the policy and regulatory practice group, where he represented clients before Congress, the FCC, the Federal Trade Commission, and other regulatory agencies. He has also worked as an attorney for Sol Systems LLC, advocating before state utility commissions, and as a legal fellow for the Hillary Clinton for President Exploratory Committee. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Conway was a legislative aide for then Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. While attending law school at the University of Virginia, Sean was the Executive Editor of Virginia Law Weekly and actively involved in student organizations. He received a B.A. in history and government from The College of William & Mary, graduating magna cum laude and competing as a Division I Track & Field athlete. He is actively involved in the DC community, coaching a Special Olympics DC basketball team. Bryan Tramont, Managing Partner of Wilkinson Barker Knauer, said, "We are excited to have Sean on Team WBK, where his government and private sector experience, intellect, penchant for teamwork, and can-do attitude will fit nicely with the culture of the firm. Mr. Conway commented, "WBK has a stellar reputation as a great place to work, and it has a dynamic and thriving telecommunications practice. I look forward to joining the team." Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, one of the largest law firms in the nation dedicated primarily to the practice of communications and energy law, is ranked as a "first tier" firm by Chambers USA (Telecom, Broadcast, and Satellite: Regulatory), and Legal 500 (Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory), and was twice named "Law Firm of the Year" in communications law by U.S. News - Best Lawyers (2012 & 2014). The firm, with offices in Washington, D.C. and Denver, Colorado, advises clients ranging from global Fortune 100 companies to small start-ups in regulatory, transactional, privacy, consumer protection, intellectual property, corporate and litigation matters involving all aspects of communications and energy law, at both the state and federal levels. Mr. Conway is resident in the firm's Washington, D.C. office and can be reached at 202-383-3412 and at SConway@wbklaw.com.

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