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.
•Jul 01, 2014 Greg Kunkle Appointed President of LMCC
•Nov 12, 2013 Keller and Heckman Partners Jack Richards and Greg Kunkle Author Article for Radio Resource Magazine
•May 22, 2013 Doug Jarrett and Greg Kunkle to Present at the TeleStrategies' Communications Taxation '13 Conference
•Apr 09, 2013 Keller and Heckman Attorneys to Attend and Speak at ENTELEC Spring Conference
•Mar 14, 2013 Keller and Heckman Telecom Attorneys will Present at the International Wireless Communication Expo
•May 20, 2012 Partners Tracy Marshall and Gregory Kunkle to Present at UTC Telecom 2012 Conference
•May 17, 2012 Partners Jack Richards, Doug Jarrett, Greg Kunkle, and Tracy Marshall to Present Washington Roundtable Report at 2012 ENTELEC Conference
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•Dec 29, 2014 Happy Holidays From the Telecommunications Practice Group
•Sep 15, 2014 The Energy Industry Deserves Adequate Spectrum Resources
•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
•Nov 12, 2014 Spectrum Acquisition for Critical Infrastructure Companies Webinar
•Jul 29, 2014 FCC Signal Booster Rules and Challenges in Implementing Solutions to Ensure Building-Wide Wireless Reception
•Apr 17, 2014 FCC Continues Tower Enforcement: K&H Webinar - Know Your Tower ABCs
•Mar 27, 2014 Keller and Heckman Partner Gregory Kunkle to Speak at IWCE Conference
•May 20, 2012 UTC Telecom 2012
•May 15, 2012 ENTELEC 2012 Conference and Expo
•Feb 20, 2012 IWCE 2012 Conference