Derek H. Teslik, Of Counsel

Derek represents and counsels communications and media clients before federal, state, and local regulators with a focus on the regulatory treatment of new and emerging technologies, counseling clients regarding mergers and acquisitions in the communications and media space, and negotiating content, shared services, and other commercial agreements for media clients. He has worked closely with broadcasters and small and large cable operators on broadcast signal carriage negotiations and disputes, counseled CLECs and wireless carriers regarding interconnection and universal service obligations, represented broadcasters, cable operators, and telecommunications carriers before the FCC on policy and licensing matters, and assisted broadcast groups and investors with the purchase and sale of radio and television properties.

While in law school, Mr. Teslik worked in both the Video and Audio Divisions of the Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau. Prior to law school, he worked in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles.


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F 202.783.5851
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New York, 2008
District of Columbia, 2008


J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2007
B.A., Special Major in Multimedia Communication, Washington University, 2000


Corporate & Commercial Transactions
Internet of Things
Media Content & Distribution
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