Kristine Devine practices corporate and communications law, representing technology and telecommunications companies in corporate transactions, as well as assisting clients with advocacy, compliance, and enforcement proceedings before the FCC, the FTC, and other federal and state agencies.
Ms. Devine has extensive experience preparing and negotiating agreements and advising on related FCC and state regulatory issues, including obligations associated with transfers of control, foreign ownership, privacy, and consumer protection concerns. Her practice includes structuring complex contracts, with particular expertise in agreements related to network and infrastructure deployments, such as subsea cable and terrestrial IRUs, wireless MVNO agreements, utility pole attachments, and tower leases.
Ms. Devine’s corporate and transactional practice is enhanced by her deep experience representing wireless carriers, interconnected VoIP providers, and other technology companies before the FCC, other federal agencies, and state regulatory bodies in proceedings related to consumer protection, public safety, disabilities access, numbering rights, universal service, and broadband deployment. Her regulatory practice includes assisting clients in meeting regulatory compliance obligations under Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act, the Communications and Video Accessibility Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, federal and state privacy regulations, and Internet-related consumer protection regulations.