Davis Wright Tremain Expands Communications Practice

D.C. law firm Davis Wright Tremaine has expanded its media practice with the addition of four lawyers from the D.C. office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman.

David Oxenford and Bryan McGinnis come on as partners, while Brendan Holland and Karen Ross will be associates. They join a media staff of some 90 attorneys in six offices.

Oxenford has represented TV and radio stations as well as  Webcasting companies, specifically in the areas of music licensing; McGinnis is former senior counsel at Westinghouse Broadcasting; Holland has represented stations before the FCC on issues including licensing, DTV and spectrum allocation; and Ross has prepared pleadings before the FCC and handled station sales.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.