C. Douglas Jarrett

C. Douglas Jarrett: Attorney with Keller and Heckman LLP
  • Partner at Keller and Heckman LLP
  • Suite 500 West, 1001 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001
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Douglas Jarrett represents associations, major corporations and entrepreneurs before the FCC on policy making, licensing and enforcement matters, including proceedings focused on rural broadband deployment. His clients include specialized domestic and international services providers, dark fiber network operators, broadband providers and companies whose critical operations are dependent on internal wireless communications. Douglas counsels and represents services providers on Universal Service Fund contribution matters.

He represents enterprises in negotiating domestic and global telecommunications services agreements with the major wireline and wireless carriers. Douglas represents MDU owners and developers in negotiating Internet and video access agreements and agreements for in-building wireless deployments and in policy matters before the FCC. Douglas also advises enterprises on transactional and regulatory matters associated with M2M services and IoT deployments, particularly those in the “Industrial Internet.”

Mr. Jarrett is a frequent speaker at technology and telecommunications conferences and contributor to BeyondTelecomLawBlog. He participates in pro-bono programs of the District of Columbia.


•Nov 14, 2018 Doug Jarrett Will Attend the 2018 National Multifamily Housing Council’s (NHMC) OPTECH Conference and Exposition
•May 15, 2018 Doug Jarrett to Present USF Contribution Rules - Dealing With a Hardening of the Arteries
•May 07, 2018 Doug Jarrett Quoted in CFTN’s First Look Article: Sprint/T-Mobile
•Mar 05, 2018 Doug Jarrett to Present Basics of Dark Fiber Agreements
•Mar 05, 2018 Wes Wright and Tim Doughty to Present Seven Key Updates for NG911
•Dec 07, 2017 Telecom Team Members to Attend FCBA Chairman’s Dinner
•Nov 07, 2017 Doug Jarrett and Greg Kunkle Will Present Hands-On Workshop: Get Acquainted With the CAF II Reverse Auction


•Jul 19, 2017 Webinar: 2017 Spectrum Secondary Markets Update
•Mar 23, 2017 Webinar: 5G Wireless-Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Utilities
•Nov 10, 2016 KH Telecommunications Group to Attend UTC Summit
•Oct 22, 2015 Webinar: Leveraging Utility Infrastructure to Meet the Needs of Wireless Carriers
•May 15, 2015 Doug Jarrett to Present at the TeleStrategies’ Communications Taxation 2015 Conference
•Nov 12, 2014 Webinar: Spectrum Acquisition for Critical Infrastructure Companies
•Jul 29, 2014 Webinar: FCC Signal Booster Rules and Challenges in Implementing Solutions to Ensure Building-Wide Wireless Reception


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•May 10, 2016 Doug Jarrett and Tracy Marshall Published in Law 360: The Potentially Sweeping Effects Of FCC’s ISP Regulations
•Jan 13, 2016 Doug Jarrett Published in The Business Lawyer The Federal Communications Commission’s Network Neutrality Order
•Jul 15, 2015 Doug Jarrett Authors FCC Connect America Fund Advances Broadband Deployment for Broadband Communities Magazine
•Sep 15, 2014 The Energy Industry Deserves Adequate Spectrum Resources
•May 01, 2014 Doug Jarrett Authors an Article in Above Ground Level Magazine
•Mar 31, 2014 Pole Attachment Jurisdiction, Private Broadband, FCC Fees
•Jan 13, 2014 Telecom Predictions for 2014 -- Vol XI Issue 2

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Business Counseling and Transactional
  • Privacy, Data Security and Digital Media
  • Telecommunications

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.434.4180  Phone
202.434.4646  Fax
University Attended:
University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., cum laude, 1974
Law School Attended:
George Washington University, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1979, District of Columbia


•American Bar Association, Business Law Section
Federal Communications Bar Association
Electric Cooperative Bar Association
Energy Bar Association.


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