John Feore

Senior Counsel

I help companies navigate the regulatory approvals needed to realize transformative deals.

For 40+ years, John Feore has represented media, telecommunications and entertainment companies, as well as lenders and investors (both individual and institutional), before the Federal Communications Commission, Congress and other agencies in Washington. Working with FCC commissioners, their advisors and senior staff, other government officials and industry leaders and representatives in Washington, he assists clients in developing policy positions and legislative strategies, as well as guiding numerous media and telecommunications companies through the FCC regulatory process.

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  • US Supreme Court Upholds FCC’s Modernized Television Station Ownership Rules, Affirming Cooley Amicus Briefs 

  • ION Media Agrees to Sell to E.W. Scripps for $2.65 Billion 

  • Apollo Global Management $3.484 Billion Acquisition of Broadcast Businesses 

  • Gray Television Acquires Raycom for $3.6 Billion 

  • Gray Television acquires Schurz Communications 

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[John] is praised as "a reliable counselor on challenging issues." – Chambers USA, 2015

  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, 1974

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
    MA, magna cum laude, 1969

  • Boston College
    BA, magna cum laude, 1968

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia


  • American Bar Association

  • Federal Communications Bar Association

  • Georgetown Law Journal, Board of Editors (1973-1974)

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Media and Entertainment (Regulatory) and Telecom, Broadcast and Satellite

    Best Lawyers in America: Communications Law and Media Law

    Legal 500: Media, Technology and Telecoms – Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory