Kimberly Reindl Joins Akin Gump’s Communications and Information Technology Practice

(Washington, D.C.) Kimberly Reindl has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as senior counsel in the firm’s communications and information technology practice. Previously, Ms. Reindl practiced in the Washington office of another large international law firm, where she represented wireless, cable and telecommunications clients before the FCC and in transactional matters.

Ms. Reindl is a former member of the Federal Communications Commission’s Transaction Team, which was established in 2000 by the Office of the General Counsel to facilitate the review of major transactions before the agency. During her time in that office, Ms. Reindl worked on complex issues of law and policy raised by some of the largest deals in the industry.

Tom Davidson, head of Akin Gump’s national communications and information technology practice, stated, “I’m excited to welcome Kimberly to Akin Gump.  She will bolster our team’s strength in key areas, and our clients will benefit from her FCC experience and extensive transactional background.”

Added Ms. Reindl, “Akin Gump’s strong Washington, D.C. presence, deep regulatory and policy experience, and leading transactional, corporate and restructuring groups make it an ideal platform for me. It’s an exciting opportunity and I look forward to working with such a talented group of people.”

Ms. Reindl advises clients on the FCC’s transaction approval process, foreign investment rules, auction and anti-collusion rules, attribution rules and ownership and control policies. She also counsels clients on complex technical matters involving radio frequency use and interference between services and in assessing regulatory issues regarding the development and licensing of new services.

Ms. Reindl received her B.A. from Mills College in 1992, her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law in 1996, and her LL.M. from Eberhardt-Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany, in 1997.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm, numbers more than 800 lawyers and advisors in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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