Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC
Dan Kirkpatrick joined Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC in 2009 after practicing communications law at a large law firm in Washington, D.C. He represents clients on a broad range of regulatory and transactional matters, with a focus on television and radio stations and other content producers.
Mr. Kirkpatrick has significant experience counseling television stations regarding cable and satellite carriage issues, including the negotiation of retransmission consent and other carriage agreements, the enforcement of mandatory carriage, network non-duplication and syndicated exclusivity rights, and prosecution of market modification proceedings. He has expertise in negotiating program acquisition and distribution agreements for broadcast and non-broadcast clients, including network affiliation agreements and distribution agreements on traditional MVPD platforms, as well as OTT services.