Kenneth E. Satten, Partner

Kenneth E. Satten has over 30 years of highly varied and extensive experience representing broadcast station groups, private equity funds, trade associations and networks.  He oversees the firm's media practice and primarily concentrates on mass media, telecommunications, and administrative law, as well as corporate and commercial transactions.  Mr. Satten works on a daily basis with the firm’s attorneys and clients on legal, technical, policy and regulatory issues impacting the broadcast industry.  He provides a wide range of services in connection with regulatory compliance, enforcement actions, adjudicatory proceedings, and industry-wide rulemakings to large broadcast groups, as well as individual stations.  Mr. Satten also has extensive experience assisting clients with transactional and corporate matters, including complex mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Satten has been a frequent speaker at industry and client seminars and conferences.  He is the author of "Pretrial Suppression Hearings Presumptively Closed to Public when Adverse Publicity Threatens Impaneling of Impartial Jury in County of Venue," for the George Washington Law Review.  In recognition of Mr. Satten’s dedicated service as principal FCC counsel to Bonneville International (a major broadcast group), he was the first outsider to be honored as one of “Bonneville’s Best” in 2006.

Member, Federal Communications Bar Association

Named to The Best Lawyers in America¬© for Communications Law (2010-2017)

Recommended by Legal 500 US 2011

Recipient, Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Washington, DC Super Lawyer 2013-2016
 

CONTACT

WASHINGTON DC
E ksatten@wbklaw.com
P 202.783.4141
F 202.783.5851
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BAR ADMISSIONS

District of Columbia, 1979

EDUCATION

J.D., George Washington University, 1979, with high honors
B.A. summa cum laude, University of New York at Buffalo, 1976

PRACTICE AREAS

Administrative & Court Litigation
Broadband & IP-Enabled Services
Communications & Video Accessibility
Corporate & Commercial Transactions
Enforcement
Media Content & Distribution
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