Patrick Grant is a retired partner. For over 35 years, Mr. Grant counseled numerous commercial and noncommercial telecommunications companies, government entities, and other clients in a wide range of areas, including transactions, legislation, litigation, and administrative proceedings. He also assisted in the development of new technologies, including the first domestic satellite interconnection system, the Closed Captioning Service, and cellular telephone systems, and in the franchising and regulation of cable television systems.

Most recently, Mr. Grant's practice focused on regulatory counseling and assisting in securing regulatory approval for large telecommunications transactions before the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

For 20 years, Mr. Grant was a member of the Practising Law Institute's (PLI) Communications Law faculty and has lectured frequently on telecommunications matters. He has authored and edited two books on cable television law. Mr. Grant received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.


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Communications Law (2015-2019)
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Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory (2007-2017)
Regulated Industries: Telecoms (2007)
Telecoms: Litigation and Appellate Issues (2007)


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 1977
  • AB, Georgetown University, 1973
  • District of Columbia
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Member, Federal Communications Bar Association

  • Member, Board of Governors, Georgetown University Alumni Association

  • Member, National Law Alumni Board, Georgetown University Law Center


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