Christy Burrow

Special Counsel
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I help clients understand complex regulatory issues so that they can quickly solve their legal problems.

About Christy

Christy Burrow has a broad communications practice that spans the wireless, broadcast (television and radio) and cable industries. She represents traditional and new media companies, as well as investors and lenders, in complex financial transactions, policy advocacy and in responding to governmental investigations. She works extensively on spectrum issues and advises both major corporations and small businesses on business structure and opportunities related to transactions, financings and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) auction participation.

Christy frequently advises clients on the federal and state regulatory requirements that arise in connection with business activities. Her broad experience with the FCC's wireless auction program, combined with her broadcast industry knowledge, enables her to counsel clients from a unique perspective as they move into a 5G/Internet of Things business environment. She has represented leading wireless & broadcast companies on matters, including acquisitions, sales, financings,mergers, stock and debt financings, bankruptcies and hostile tender offers, among others.

Christy hosts numerous educational webinars and is a frequent speaker at industry events, including conferences sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters, the American Bar Association and the Media Law Resource Center.

While at George Mason, she served as a production editor for the George Mason University Law Review and was a member of the Moot Court Board.


George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School
JD, 1993, With distinction

University of Virginia
BS, 1985, Commerce

Admissions & credentials

District of Columbia


Court admissions

Supreme Court of the United States

Virginia Supreme Court

Memberships & affiliations

Federal Communications Bar Association