Howard M. Liberman, Partner

Howard Liberman began his career as an attorney with the Federal Communications Commission’s Cable Television Bureau over 40 years ago.
 
Mr. Liberman later moved to the private sector where he has represented broadcasters (television and radio, commercial and noncommercial), cable TV operators and private radio licensees in matters relating to regulatory proceedings, transactions, strategic planning and litigation, including FCC hearings and appeals of FCC decisions. He also advises lenders and investors in the communications and telecommunications industries.
 
Mr. Liberman’s practice also focuses on the day-to-day legal/business issues of broadcasters and other media companies beyond FCC matters, including contracts; music licensing and other intellectual property issues; contests and promotions; defamation and First Amendment issues; and general corporate matters.
 
He has been an active member of the Federal Communications Bar Association for many years. He has served as Co-Chair of the Association's Mass Media Committee and Transactional Practice Committee.
 
Mr. Liberman is a member of the Board of Directors of Beacon House, a non-profit organization that provides tutoring, mentoring, athletic and other programs for at-risk children ages 5-18 who live in and near the Edgewood Terrace Community of Washington, D.C.

 

Rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale Hubbell.  

Named Super Lawyer® in Communications Law (2013-2016).

Recipient of 2009 Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) Distinguished Service Award.

Past Co-Chair, Federal Communications Bar Association Mass Media and Transactional Practice Committees. 

 

 

 

 

Author, chapter on "Foreign Ownership and Participation,"  Telecommunications Answer Book (Practicing Law Institute, 2014 and 2015 editions).

CONTACT

WASHINGTON DC
E hliberman@wbklaw.com
P 202.383.3373
F 202.783.5851
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BAR ADMISSIONS

District of Columbia, 1974
New York, 1973

EDUCATION

J.D. with honors, Brooklyn Law School, 1972
B.S. with honors, Emerson College, 1968

PRACTICE AREAS

Administrative & Court Litigation
Corporate & Commercial Transactions
Internet of Things
Media Content & Distribution
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