5 Tips For Crafting A Killer FCC Petition

By Erin Coe (June 15, 2015, 4:26 PM EDT) -- Attorneys seeking Federal Communications Commission review of a new rule or decision risk their client's fate if they neglect tying the relief sought to a public benefit or ignore the unique political dynamics at play inside the commission. 

Petitions for reconsideration are often filed after the FCC has issued an action in a rule-making proceeding that could affect many parties with diverse interests, according to Charles Zielinski, of counsel at Bryan Cave LLP.

"If the FCC is adopting a complicated set of rules, chances are that several parties are going to see something in the rules that, if changed, would be...

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