Dennis P. Corbett
Phone: (202) 789-3115
Dennis arrived at TLP in January 2017. Previously a longtime member and head of the Broadcast Practice Group at the well-regarded communications law firm Lerman Senter PLLC, Dennis handles diverse regulatory and transactional matters, ranging from day-to-day client representation to participation in multiple agency and court proceedings involving issues of industry-wide concern. Dennis also handles major administrative and court litigation, and FCC Enforcement Bureau proceedings, for a wide variety of clients.
Recent, Representative Matters:
Represents television broadcasters in retransmission consent disputes and resolution of market consolidation issues.
Advises a major tower company on spectrum allocation issues and a variety of regulatory/enforcement matters before the FCC and FAA.
Advises an emerging technology company on millimeter wave band disputes and a tower zoning case in federal court in Illinois.
Represents multiple clients in litigation involving regulatory compliance/basic qualifications issues before the FCC and in the courts.
Lerman Senter PLLC, 2009-2016
Leventhal Senter & Lerman PLLC, 1986-2008
McKenna, Wilkinson & Kittner, 1979-1986
Fun Fact: Wrote a sports column for his college daily titled Dennis Anyone? and is contemplating self-publication of his children’s baseball novel, set in his hometown of Cincinnati, as well as his essays on collecting art.
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Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1979.
Harvard College, A.B., magna cum laude, 1975
Awards & Distinctions
2019 Start of two-year term as Delegate to the American Bar Association representing the Federal Communications Bar Association
2017-2020 Best Lawyers – Communications Law
2009-2019 Washington D.C. Super Lawyers
2017-2018 Legal 500 Recommended Attorney – Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory
2018 Legal 500 Recommended Attorney – Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional
2001 Richard B. Barker Award, The Barker Adoption Foundation
Editorial Board, Law & Policy in International Business, Georgetown Law
Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
District of Columbia Bar
United States Supreme Court
United States Courts of Appeals for the D.C., Third and Tenth Circuits