Michael Basile


I work on high-stakes transactions, particularly those involving communications and media companies.

+1 202 776 2556

Michael Basile is chair of Cooley's communications practice group. His practice covers traditional and new media interests and focuses on transactions, policy advocacy and regulatory compliance counseling. He represents clients on strategic matters, including M&A, financings, shared operating arrangements, content agreements and in structuring acquisition vehicles, presenting bids, negotiating transaction agreements and obtaining regulatory approvals.

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  • American University Washington College of Law
    JD, 1983

  • Lafayette College
    BA, 1980

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia


  • Federal Communications Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    BTI Consulting Group - Client Service All-Star

    The Best Lawyers in America


+1 202 776 2556 office
+1 202 842 7899 fax

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004