Brian D. Weimer: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Brian D. Weimer

Phone202.469.4904

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Government Contracts,
  • Investigations &
  • International Trade
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
  • Communications
 
University University of Chicago, B.A., 1990 Phi Beta Kappa
 
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1995 Olin Fellow in Law & Economics
 
Admitted1998, District of Columbia; Delaware; Maryland
 
Biography

Mr. Weimer is a corporate partner in the firm's Washington, DC office and leader of the firm's Communications Practice.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Weimer provides transactional and regulatory advice to clients in the telecommunications industry, with particular emphasis on satellite, wireless, and media companies. He acts as corporate counsel to telecommunications companies in M&A and financing matters and also advises on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulatory issues presented by these transactions. Mr. Weimer represents FCC licensees on a wide range of issues at the FCC, including rulemaking, licensing, and enforcement matters. He also advises foreign and domestic clients on international telecommunications issues such as satellite landing rights and cross-border M&A transactions. Mr. Weimer was selected for inclusion in the 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America for Communications Law.

Mr. Weimer frequently speaks and writes on telecommunications-related matters at industry events. He is also actively involved in the Federal Communications Bar Association, where he has served as co-chair of the International Telecommunications Committee, the Transactional Practice Committee and the Wireless Committee. He is also a member of the Society of Satellite Professionals International.

Honors

•Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers, 2014

Legal 500, 2010-2014

•Legal Elite, SmartCEO Magazine, 2011

 
ISLN912217572
 

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Turnin’ Havana to Atlanta: The White House Opens Doors for U.S. Telecommunications Investment in Cuba and Latin America
Cheryl Palmeri,Dave Thomas,Brian D. Weimer, February 25, 2015
Historic changes in relations between the United States and Cuba (that touch nerves in Hip-Hop and on Capitol Hill) and new U.S. sanctions against Venezuela may provide increased opportunities for U.S. business generally, and electronic communications technologies and infrastructure providers in...

Shedding Light on CFIUS: Appeals Court Holds That CFIUS Review Lacks Constitutional Due Process
Mark L. Jensen,J. Scott Maberry,Robert L. Magielnicki,Thaddeus Rogers McBride,Brian D. Weimer, July 24, 2014
In a stunning ruling issued on July 15, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) and the subsequent unwinding of the investment deprived the foreign investor of due process under the 5th...

Once More Unto the Breach: the FCC Calls for Comments on Revamping Net Neutrality Regulations
Douglas A. "Drew" Svor,Brian D. Weimer,Paul A. Werner, May 26, 2014
Following the D.C. Circuit’s decision in Verizon v. FCC, which struck down several key elements of the Federal Communication Commission’s 2010 Open Internet Order, the Commission yesterday released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that initiated a renewed effort to foster and...
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Brian D. Weimer

Eleventh Floor East, 1300 I Street, NW
WashingtonDC 20005-3314




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