Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP
Christine M. Crowe has over 20 years of experience counseling clients in the communications industry on a broad array of transactional, policy and regulatory matters. She has significant transactional expertise, having advised communications companies on mergers and acquisitions, spectrum leasing, financing transactions involving public and private debt and equity offerings, and inter-carrier agreements.
Ms. Crowe advises clients on a variety of policy and regulatory matters affecting the telecommunications industry, including those relating to spectrum allocation and use, spectrum assignment through competitive bidding (auctions), secondary markets, infrastructure deployment, limitations on foreign ownership in FCC licenses, and various FCC reporting and compliance requirements. She co-chairs the Firm’s Tower Siting and Infrastructure practice and works with clients to provide both strategic counsel regarding the development of policies to promote infrastructure deployment and regulatory compliance advice regarding specific facility deployments. She also has extensive experience related to FCC spectrum auctions, compliance with the FCC’s anti-collusion rule, auction procedures, and the complex designated entity (DE) rules, including formation of DE structures and secondary market transactions involving spectrum subject to the DE rules.