Gregory E. Kunkle: Lawyer with Keller and Heckman LLP

Gregory E. Kunkle

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Business Counseling and Transactional
  • Trade and Professional Associations
  • Telecommunications
University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.A., 1996
Law SchoolGeorge Mason University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2001
Admitted2001, Virginia; 2007, District of Columbia


Federal Communications Bar Association
Land Mobile Communications Council (LMCC)


Gregory Kunkle joined Keller and Heckman in 2006. Mr. Kunkle practices in the area of telecommunications, with an emphasis on assisting corporate clients and trade associations with various legal and regulatory matters before the Federal Communications Commission.

Mr. Kunkle regularly counsels critical infrastructure companies, such as electric utilities, oil and gas companies, and railroads, public safety agencies, and commercial providers regarding FCC wireless licensing and compliance issues. He assists clients in identifying and acquiring wireless spectrum through a variety of means, including spectrum leasing, purchase and sale of licenses, and the FCC's auction process. His spectrum acquisition practice spans all of the FCC's wireless frequency allocations, including the 220 MHz band, AMTS (217/219 MHz), VHF/UHF Part 22 Paging, the 1.4 GHz band, Part 90 800/900 MHz bands, MAS, the 2.5 GHz EBS/BRS band, and the 700 MHz band.

Mr. Kunkle counsels clients that become involved in the FCC's enforcement process including by responding to and vigorously defending against complaints and investigations and, where appropriate, negotiating settlements with the Commission.

His practice also involves supporting companies seeking equipment authorizations before the FCC as well as license-exempt operation under part 15 of the FCC's rules.

Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Mr. Kunkle was an attorney at a boutique Washington, DC telecommunications law firm where he counseled a wide range of clients including wireless and wireline service providers (e.g., resellers and prepaid providers), with FCC compliance issues. Mr. Kunkle assisted carrier clients with complex compliance matters before the FCC including issues regarding USF, slamming, enhanced services and related issues and aided a variety of clients, including carriers and end users, with transactional matters.

Mr. Kunkle is a frequent speaker on wireless regulatory issues at major telecommunications conferences throughout the United States and contributes regularly to industry publications.

Mr. Kunkle is the President of the Land Mobile Communications Council (LMCC) and a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association.


Nov 04, 2010 Greg Kunkle and Wes Wright to Present Webinar on FCC Rules for Smart Grid Applications
Dec 06, 2010 Partner Jack Richards Discusses Narrowbanding Deadlines in this Week's K&H Telecom Video Minute
Jan 03, 2011 Keller and Heckman LLP Elects Two New Partners and Brings on Two New Counsel for 2011
Jan 10, 2011 Partner David Reader Discusses Telecommunications Transactions in this Week's Telecom Video Minute
Jan 18, 2011 Partner Greg Kunkle Discusses Spectrum Acquisitions in This Week's Telecom Video Minute
Feb 04, 2011 Jack Richards, Greg Kunkle and Matt DeTura to Judge 2011 National Telecommunications Moot Court Competition
Mar 14, 2011 Partners Doug Jarrett and Greg Kunkle Report on the Latest News and Biggest Issues from 2011 IWCE Conference
Apr 18, 2011 Partner Gregory Kunkle Discusses Intrinsically Safe Radios in This Week's Telecom Video Minute
May 26, 2011 Jack Richards, Doug Jarrett, Greg Kunkle, and Tracy Marshall Present Washington Roundtable Report
Jun 27, 2011 Partners Doug Jarrett, Greg Kunkle, and David Reader Wrap-Up Recent Spectrum Acquisition Webinar in This Week's Telecom Video Minute
Aug 01, 2011 Partner Greg Kunkle and Associate Wes Wright Discuss Licensing in the 3.65 GHz Band in This Week's Telecom Video Minute
Sep 06, 2011 Partner Greg Kunkle Discusses the FCC's Role in Disaster Response in This Week's Video Minute
Jan 24, 2012 Partners Doug Jarrett and Greg Kunkle to Speak at DistribuTECH Conference
Feb 20, 2012 Partners Doug Jarrett and Greg Kunkle to Speak at 2012 IWCE Conference
May 17, 2012 Partners Jack Richards, Doug Jarrett, Greg Kunkle, and Tracy Marshall to Present Washington Roundtable Report at 2012 ENTELEC Conference
May 20, 2012 Partners Tracy Marshall and Gregory Kunkle to Present at UTC Telecom 2012 Conference
Mar 14, 2013 Keller and Heckman Telecom Attorneys will Present at the International Wireless Communication Expo
Apr 09, 2013 Keller and Heckman Attorneys to Attend and Speak at ENTELEC Spring Conference
May 22, 2013 Doug Jarrett and Greg Kunkle to Present at the TeleStrategies' Communications Taxation '13 Conference
Nov 12, 2013 Keller and Heckman Partners Jack Richards and Greg Kunkle Author Article for Radio Resource Magazine
Jul 01, 2014 Greg Kunkle Appointed President of LMCC
Jan 03, 2011 Keller and Heckman Elects Two New Partners and Brings on Two New Counsel for 2011


Feb 25, 2008 2008 IWCE Conference
Apr 09, 2008 Energy Telecommunications and Electrical Association
Nov 06, 2008 Recent Offshore Spectrum Developments
Mar 18, 2009 IWCE
Apr 29, 2009 ENTELEC 2009 Conference and Expo
Mar 09, 2010 IWCE 2010 Conference
Apr 13, 2010 ENTELEC 2010 Conference and Expo
May 23, 2010 UTC Telecom 2010
May 10, 2011 UTC TELECOM 2011
Mar 07, 2011 IWCE 2011 Conference
Jun 14, 2011 Register Today: Spectrum Availability for Next Generation Critical Infrastructure Communications Webinar
Feb 20, 2012 IWCE 2012 Conference
May 15, 2012 ENTELEC 2012 Conference and Expo
May 20, 2012 UTC Telecom 2012
Mar 27, 2014 Keller and Heckman Partner Gregory Kunkle to Speak at IWCE Conference
Apr 17, 2014 FCC Continues Tower Enforcement: K&H Webinar - Know Your Tower ABCs
Jul 29, 2014 FCC Signal Booster Rules and Challenges in Implementing Solutions to Ensure Building-Wide Wireless Reception


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Mar 31, 2014 Pole Attachment Jurisdiction, Private Broadband, FCC Fees

Jan 13, 2014 Telecom Predictions for 2014 -- Vol XI Issue 2

Dec 23, 2013 Happy Holidays! -- Volume X, Issue 52

Oct 01, 2013 SPECIAL TELECOM ALERT: Government Shutdown Now In Effect

Aug 05, 2013 Greg Kunkle and David Reader Author Article on the FCC's Mergers and Acquisition Review Process

Jan 03, 2011 Keller and Heckman LLP Elects Two New Partners and Brings on Two New Counsel for 2011

Sep 13, 2010 The Oil and Gas Industry, Radio Spectrum, and The FCC


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The Energy Industry Deserves Adequate Spectrum Resources
C. Douglas Jarrett,Gregory E. Kunkle,Jack Richards,Wesley K. Wright, September 18, 2014
Electric utilities, oil and gas companies, and others in the energy industry rely on a variety of communications systems authorized by the Federal Communications Commission to meet their internal wireless communications requirements. In light of the critical nature of their services, they must...
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Suite 500 West, 1001 G Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20001


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